This book is a revelation about the world of small scale lending. It follows George’s journey as a money lender, a world about which little is know, a devious world - of suspicious and devious lenders and vulnerable borrowers. Or is it? His journey is full of intrigue, lots of excitement, failures yes, but many joys of businesses saved and ventures started. He also examines the philosophy of moneylending, its basic drives, the hypocrisy of large banks to the dark arts of payday lending. The motives of lenders and borrowers.
Fast paced, illuminating and an extremely personal read
Laced with wonderful anecdotes, this book offers a fast paced, illuminating, and intensely personal read which explains the vital role played by this part of the financial market and George’s compelling journey through it. Its conclusion: he leaves it open for the reader but one senses his conviction that good prevails.