Kane and Abel by Jeffrey Archer

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William Lowell Kane and Abel Rosnovski, one the son of a Boston millionaire, the other a penniless polish immigrant-born on the same day near the turn of the century on opposite sides of the world-are brought together by fate and the quest of a dream. Two men - ambitious, powerful, ruthless - are locked in a relentless struggle to build an empire, fueled by their all-consuming hatred. Over sixty years and three generations, through war, marriage, fortune, and disaster, Kane and Abel battle for the success and triumph that only one man can have...


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JEFFREY ARCHER was educated at Oxford University. He has served five years in Britain's House of Commons and fourteen years in the House of Lords. All of his novels and short story collections-including Sins of the Father, And Thereby Hangs a Tale, A Prisoner of Birth, and Kane & Abel-have been international bestsellers. Archer is married with two sons and lives in London and Cambridge.
Published March 13, 2004 by St. Martin's Paperbacks. 656 pages
Genres: History, Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Action & Adventure, Computers & Technology, Education & Reference, War, Science & Math, Crime. Fiction

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(The two fall madly in love and marry over both fathers' protests.) Abel continues to try to destroy William, however (with coincidental aid from William's hated ex-stepfather): grabbing control of his bank, bribing JFK in 1960 not to choose William's kinsman H.

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Unknown to Abel his benefactor is Kane the man he blames for ruining the hotels in the first place, Abel vows vendetta on this misunderstanding and so the feud, which will last both men’s life times begins.

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