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  • Published: 1 June 2011
  • ISBN: 9781409015222
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 352

Palm Sunday


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Nobody marries for money any more. Or do they? The aristocratic Hasty sisters are astonishingly beautiful, irresistibly sexy and startlingly intelligent. They are also, unfortunately, extremely poor. On the death of their charming, autocratic father, they discover that their sole inheritance is their ravishing good looks. Even worse, Melismate, home of their ancestors for nearly a thousand years, is to be sold, leaving them homeless. Rufa, the eldest and most beautiful of the Hastys, is also the most fiercely proud of her heritage. Determined to save Melismate no matter what the cost to herself - and her three sisters - she invents The Marrying Game. If their faces are to be their only fortune, then the Hasty girls must put all thoughts of love out of their minds and marry for money. Ignoring her mother's warnings, Rufa sells her battered old blue Volvo to finance their entry into high society and, together with her outrageously sexy and voluptuous sister Nancy, sets off for London to seek a fortune or two. The Marrying Game has begun -

  • Pub date: 1 June 2011
  • ISBN: 9781409015222
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 352

About the Author

Kurt Vonnegut

Kurt Vonnegut was born in Indianapolis in 1922 and studied biochemistry at Cornell University. An army intelligence scout during the Second World War, he was captured by the Germans and witnessed the destruction of Dresden by Allied bombers, an experience which inspired his classic novel Slaughterhouse-Five. After the war he worked as a police reporter, an advertising copywriter and a public relations man for General Electric. His first novel Player Piano (1952) achieved underground success. Cat's Cradle (1963) was hailed by Graham Greene as 'one of the best novels of the year by one of the ablest living authors'. His eighth book, Slaughterhouse-Five was published in 1969 and was a literary and commercial success, and was made into a film in 1972. Vonnegut is the author of thirteen other novels, three collections of stories and five non-fiction books. Kurt Vonnegut died in 2007.

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Praise for Palm Sunday

“Many of his fans will enjoy the opportunity to dig throughthese old cigar boxes crammed with Vonnegut's stuff, a fitting remembrance of an American original”

David Wright, Booklist


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