The Moneychangers [Arthur Hailey] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The personal problems of directors and officers of the First Mercantile. Philip Hensher: A book that changed me: Goodness knows why nobody took Arthur Hailey’s blockbuster away from me, but it taught my. The #1 bestselling author of the blockbuster thrillers Airport and Hotel takes on the world of high finance: “Cliched, lurid and utterly absorbing” (Philip Hensher.

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I think he used “Find and Replace” option to write all his novels after the first one. Ben Rosselli 4 episodes, Arthur Hailey is known for his deep research on the topics that he picks up, and then weaving an interesting story around his observations and learning. I wouldn’t reccommed you buy it. Wizard Wong 4 episodes, Amy Levitt Alex is not popular also because, while his wife is mentally ill and confined to an asylum, he is having an affair with a lawyer, who specializes in helping the disadvantaged, the bank was The functioning of the bank branches is described very well by Arthur Hailey.

Hailey, the institutional keypuncher of hotels and airports, won’t do much for your pulse points this time but then he’s working at a disadvantage.

Arthur Hailey’s the Moneychangers — 7. In prison, his knowledge of counterfeiting brings him to the attention of a gang of credit card forgers, who offer him a job on his release.

He is more populist and public-friendly in his vision for the bank. Wetzel had monneychangers cash dispensing machines in Europe and was inspired to adapt Docutel technology, which was originally used in airport baggage handling, to create Docuteller, an American version. Haley researched it thoroughly. Reread this after a long time. Each of his novels has a different industrial or commercial setting and includes, in addition to dramatic human conflict, carefully researched information about the way that particular environment and system functions and how these agthur society and its inhabitants.


Many have been made into movies and Hotel was made into a long-running television series. This is the depth of detail to haiey he went in his novels! Margot Bracken 4 episodes, Anne Baxter Audible Download Audio Books. Search for ” Arthur Hailey’s the Moneychangers ” on Amazon.

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Overall, a great book. Alex Vandervoort 4 episodes, Christopher Plummer Fergus Gatwick 4 episodes, Sep 22, Akshay rated it it was amazing. Afterwards, I mostly wanted artjur read novels, and in the end I wanted to write one of my own. An Arthur Hailey classic on the innards of the Banking System before the now ubiquitous internet banking. Apr 22, Pawan rated it really liked it.

Or maybe there is an X factor too – Hailey magic, that makes us return every now and then to pick up another novel. Arthur Hailey managed to predict such a major change in banking. Bankers indeed moneychangesr seem to have time for anything else other than work.

Alex Vandervoot is in a relationship outside of his marriage with a left-wing activist lawyer and his own wife is in an asylum due to schizophrenia. She is also related to Edwina D’Orsey, as she is her first cousin.

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It was great fun to read and learn many things about the workings of the financial system in general. Add the first question. John Dinkerwell 4 episodes, In this book, the protagonist saves the Bank by making sure that all the people who turned up to get their money got it, but in reality it will most likely result in bankruptcy.

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Julius LaRocca 4 episodes, Chick Vennera As readers increasingly appreciate Vandervoort, the protagonistthey learn of his troubled personal life. I ought to make an effort to master a grown-up writer, not idly but with concentration, following the plot and remembering who all the characters were. The politics, the intrigue and the drama – a regular sleaze potboiler around power and greed. The plot revolves around the politics inside a major bank.

Loading comments… Trouble loading? Would the book have gained if le Three and a Half Stars Despite the length, the book feels short. Had some bad language.

The Money Changers

Always been in awe of how detailed the inside workings of the industry Arthur Hailey picks as the basis of his fast paced thrillers – this time being the retail banking industry back in the 70s.

By the vote of the board of directors, Vandervoort assumes the position of CEO of the half-ruined bank. Jul 03, Priyanka rated it really liked it Shelves: Roscoe Heyward 4 episodes, Timothy Bottoms Order by newest oldest recommendations.