LONGLISTED FOR THE FT MCKINSEY BUSINESS BOOK OF THE YEAR 2021
AN ECONOMIST BOOK OF THE YEAR
‘Impeccably researched and sumptuous in its detail… It’s a page-turner’ The Economist
‘This book tells the story brilliantly… Well-paced and cleverly organised. It also draws some devastating conclusions’ The Sunday Times
In this compelling story of greed, chicanery and tarnished idealism, two Wall Street Journal reporters investigate a man who Bill Gates and Western governments entrusted with hundreds of millions of dollars to make profits and end poverty but now stands accused of masterminding one of the biggest, most brazen frauds ever.
‘An unbelievable true tale of greed, corruption and manipulation among the world’s financial elite’ Harry Markopolos, the Bernie Madoff whistleblower
‘A pacy and deeply-reported tale’ Financial Times