Up the Ladder of Gold E. Philips Oppenheim 1931 Little Brown and Company

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Dive into the riveting world of finance and international politics with Up the Ladder of Gold by E. Philips Oppenheim, a 1931 publication from Little Brown and Company. Set against the backdrop of 1930s Europe, the novel explores the ambitious endeavors of Warren Rand, a secretive financier and press baron, as he navigates the treacherous waters of global peace and disarmament amidst the conspiracies of major European powers.

Featuring a cast of intriguing characters, including the British officer Tellesom and the financial wizard John Glynde, Oppenheim's story delves into themes of love, espionage, and the complex motivations behind Rand's quest for peace. This book not only offers a glimpse into European attitudes towards America but also reflects on the aftermath of the Russian Revolution and Germany's ominous plans for the future.


  • Author: E. Philips Oppenheim
  • Publisher: Little Brown and Company
  • Year: 1931
  • Format: Hardcover with Dust Jacket
  • Pages: 312
  • Dimensions: 8x6x1 inches
  • Condition: wear on dust jacket; ink scribble on inside dust jacket.

Four Key Features:

  1. Engaging Narrative: A compelling tale of money, politics, and international intrigue.
  2. Historical Insight: Offers a snapshot of the political climate in Europe during the 1930s.
  3. Complex Characters: A rich cast of characters, each with their own unique motivations and backgrounds.
  4. Suspenseful Plot: A story that keeps readers on the edge of their seats, from the manipulations of the gold market to international diplomacy.

Beyond The Final Page:

"Up the Ladder of Gold" is more than just a novel; it's an exploration of the lengths to which one man will go for the cause of global peace. It serves as a fascinating commentary on the political dynamics of the early 20th century, making it a must-read for fans of historical fiction and suspense.


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This vintage book has been previously owned and shows signs of wear, including wear on the dust jacket and an ink scribble on the cover. Despite these signs of age, the book's integrity and storytelling prowess remain intact. Please refer to the photos for a closer look, and don’t hesitate to reach out for more information or additional pictures.

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