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‘A hugely fun tale of how the super-rich buy their super-prime lairs – I was absolutely boggled throughout. Toto, I have a feeling we’re not on Rightmove anymore . . .’ MARINA HYDE

‘A gloriously entertaining glimpse behind the closed doors of the high-end house market. I never knew property could be so riveting’ PRUE LEITH

Spanning the course of a year, Max – the alias of London’s most exclusive property agent – guides us through the unimaginable highs and bank-breaking lows of his business, where houses sell for up to £170 million and discretion is key.

With a client list that includes a Booker Prize winner, several Oscar nominees, a stadium-filling musician, an HRH, two national treasures, a supermodel, a Duke, a Duchess, and untold FTSE board members and titans of business, there is never a dull moment for Max and his team – John, Damien and Natasha – as they negotiate both huge property deals in the office, and their complex personal lives outside of it.

Offering an insider’s view into the hidden machinations of this exclusive market, Highly Desirable sees Max attempt to balance his team, his own needs and, of course, the books against his ever-demanding clients, as he showcases the good, the bad, and the downright bizarre nature of the real-estate market of the super-rich.

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An engrossing beach read for anyone wanting a peak into life's VIP area
I Newspaper
A hugely fun tale of how the super-rich buy their super-prime lairs - I was absolutely boggled throughout. Toto, I have a feeling we're not on Rightmove anymore . . .
Marina Hyde
A gloriously entertaining glimpse behind the closed doors of the high-end house market. I never knew property could be so riveting
Prue Leith
Discover the complex, fascinating and at times shocking truth about the real-estate market for the super rich
Women's Weekly
This insider's glimpse into London's luxury property market is a compelling read . . . In this candid book - which covers the course of a year - discover the complex, fascinating and at times shocking truth about the workings of the real-estate market for the super rich
Woman & Home
If you are as devoted to Location, Location and Kirsty and Phil as I am, you'll be gripped.
The Oldie
Compelling . . . in this candid book, discover the fascinating and at times shocking truth about the workings of the real-estate market for the rich
Woman's Weekly
Anonymous. Funny. Cutting. The madness of the London property market. Great for the beach
Nicholas Wheeler, City A.M.
If you want to read a gossipy and witty book about buying and selling houses for the rich, then you're in luck: it's wickedly delicious!
Nigella Lawson
The world portrayed in the highly enjoyable Highly Desirable could be on another planet
Daily Mail, Book of the Week