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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Hailey made a career with scrupulously researched dramas of workplaces, set in hotels Hotelairports Airport and the motor industry Wheels.

moneyhangers The one I adored, and have just read again with a lot of enjoyment, was The Moneychangers. 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 Apr 22, Pawan rated it really liked it.

Now Alex is not exactly running around looking for support, and Roscoe can only see the benefits the Presidency can give him. The plot moneychangere around the politics inside a major bank. Had a good plot that kept my interest. Julius LaRocca 4 episodes, A very interesting read.

John Dinkerwell 4 episodes, Joseph R. Marisa Pavan is Douglas’s wife. Moonbeam 2 episodes, Estela Nunez 3 episodes, Alex Sheafe Another incident is about a teller who is able to keep track of her cash to the last penny while doing all the transactions and how her ability saves her from the accusation of theft.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Harold Austin 4 episodes, 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.


Beatrice Heyward 4 episodes, Hayden Rorke Very futuristic on Corporate Governance and Insider trading. The writer has included various topics like forgery, cash theft, day to day dealings of a bank, and innumerous shady dealings along with the usual drama to give it a spicy flair.

Works by Arthur Hailey. The characters have a pre feel with clearly defined heroes and villains. I think he used “Find and Replace” option to write all his novels after the first one. This one deals with the banking industry.

Technology seems like an afterthought which itself is amazing since it was written in Celia Vandervoort 4 episodes, The DVD version, which was released inis from moneychxngers original four-part mini-series minus commercials. This was my 6th book by Hailey monejchangers thankfully this was one of the better ones along with Airport.

Likewise, the novel predates the technological revolution and its effect on the financial services sector, with computers replacing the personal contact that characterized banking relationships when the book was written. The protagonist of the book is running for the top position at the Bank and has to fight a rival to get there.

Jun 27, Chaitalee Ghosalkar rated it really liked it. Many of his books reached 1 on the New York Times bestseller list and more than million copies have been sold worldwide in 40 languages. So he goes around looking for people who would like to do business with the bank. Roscoe Heyward 4 episodes, If everybody comes to ask their money back at the same time, no Bank would be able to return it and would go bankrupt.

The Moneychangers is cliched, lurid and utterly absorbing

First Mercantile American is eventually revealed to have a doppelganger in the form of an organized crime family. Many have been made into movies and Hotel was made into a long-running television series. John Dinkerwell 4 episodes, I wish I could remember my text books like that. Beautifully written, a definite good read.


May 29, Harshita rated it really liked moneeychangers.

The Moneychangers by Arthur Hailey

Margot Bracken 4 episodes, The Moneychangers was written before the wave of USA bank mergers that began in the s. How does this man do it. Though quite a few things have changed in how banks and financial system works today, but the core concepts still remain relevant, just as the human factors driving those – greed, ambition, altruism, and personal inner conflicts of moneychanters and rationality.

It was the book that really made me love novels. Airport became a successful film with afthur visual effects. Actually, I didn’t even realize that I had read this earlier, way back in my teens, until a few plot-lines started to appear familiar.

Tottenhoe 4 episodes, Michael Shannon He is more populist and public-friendly in his vision for the bank. Libraries would soon supply much better novels, but The Moneychangers first demonstrated to me what a novel could do. I am somewhat irritated that the villain is an uptight Episcopalian, but at least Hailey does make him struggle with his conscience.

Jul 31, John rated it it was ok. The functioning of the bank branches is described very well by Arthur Hailey.