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About the BookStanley Rose has got it all. But when hidden acts of treachery and an old secret are revealed, what will it take for him to re-emerge as a fully-fledged human being and discover the happiness he seeks can often be found close to home, where it was always waiting. Warm, humorous and engaging.
Stanley Rose has got it all - a lovely wife and daughter, a smart house in Hampstead and the good looks of Hollywood actor Omar Sharif. But good looks are no consolation when Stan's business goes spectacularly bust and his wife Carol is about to lose her battle with cancer. Neglecting his grieving teenage daughter, Stan buries himself in the pursuit of fortune and all its trappings. Family and friends are left to pick up the pieces while he props up the bar in exclusive clubs and decides what model Ferrari to buy next.
A reckoning must come.
When it does, Stan's world is turned upside down. Hidden acts of treachery and an old secret shockingly revealed, all combine to prompt the question: What will it take for Stanley Rose to re-emerge as a fully-fledged human being? Warm, funny and engaging, The Temple of Fortune shows how the happiness we seek can often be found close to home, where it was always waiting.