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To Be the Best (1992)

The Barbara Taylor Bradford trilogy that began with "A Woman of Substance", ends with this epic tale. Paula O' Neill feuds with her cousins as she fights to save her grandmother's business, and struggles to salvage her marriage.

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... Paula O'Neill
... Jack Figg
... Arabella
... Jonathan Ainsley
... Jack Miller
... Tony Chiu
... Madelena
Gary Cady ... Philip
... Shane O'Neill
Claire Oberman ... Sarah Pascal
Christopher Blake ... Sandy
Thomas Ewbank ... Patrick
... Dennis
... Harvey G. Rawson
Rupert Bates ... Burrows
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The Barbara Taylor Bradford trilogy that began with "A Woman of Substance", ends with this epic tale. Paula O' Neill feuds with her cousins as she fights to save her grandmother's business, and struggles to salvage her marriage.

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Family Revenge
27 May 2005 | by See all my reviews

The legend of Emma Hart continues in this third instalment of Barbara Taylor BradfordÂ's smash hit To Be The Best.

It leaves the simple but breathtaking views of Yorkshire behind and settles amongst the glamour, corruption, and power, in Tokyo.

It has been some years since the beautiful and immensely powerful Paula O'Neil (now played by Lindsay Wagner) banished her traitor cousins Sarah Lowther (Claire Oberman) and Jonathon Ainsley (Christopher Cazenove) from the powerful Harte family for cheating her beloved grandmothers world dominating empire. But now she faces fresh threats from her vindictive and egotistical cousins, Jonathon has his sights set on claiming a considerable amount of the Hartes shares and it seems that no-one will prevent him from owning the family empire he was excluded from.

Also starring Anthony Hopkins as Jack Figg, Paula's head of security. To Be The Best promises to be one of the best sequels ever created from the hand of a truly inspirational novelist.


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