Daniel James Brown decided to adapt his book after an increasing number of young people told him they loved the story.
Around the world, inequality is growing and the rich are getting richer. And they have a very special problem: where to find a safe haven for all of that money.
Many have been choosing to invest in prime real estate.
A recent story in the online journal, Russia Today, reported that a Russian billionaire spent $88 million for a 4-bedroom apartment on Central Park West in New York City.
In Miami Beach, the owner of the Russian Standard Bank and Russian Standard Vodka paid $25 million for an estate–the most expensive home purchase in the city since 2006.
The same thing is happening in London — and this has sent property prices soaring. The BBC’s Michael Robinson finds out – that’s proving to be a problem for other Londoners.