Royal Flush Book Summary and Study Guide

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Edward de Jersey is a self-made millionaire who has risen from humble beginnings as an East End kid to owning and working one of the most prestigious racing studs in England. He keeps his past well hidden especially how he came to achieve the millions it took to buy his stables. Then tragedy strikes, his financial advisor in whom he allowed too much freedom invested unwisely in a computer company. The result is disastrous most of de Jersey's fortune disappears overnight along with that of two of his colleagues from his former life of crime.   De Jersey had always masterminded the crimes such as train robberies and gold bullion heists and gotten away with them, so neither he nor his two friends have a record. De Jersey is a man obsessed by a dream of winning the Derby and this year he has a colt who can do it. Driven by his obsession and his desire for revenge for the wrongs a ruthless con artist wreaked on him, he initiates the crime of the millennium.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 10%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 20% Tone of story    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) Time/era of story:    -   2000+ (Present) Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book The crook is....    -   commit white collar fraud or con Crime Thriller    -   Yes Is MAIN CHARACTER an EVIL criminal?    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   killer Age:    -   60's-90's Ethnicity/Race    -   British Unusual characteristics:    -   Cynical or arrogant


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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