Fall of Giants
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Fall of Giants

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  • Bog, paperback
  • Engelsk
  • 864 sider

Beskrivelse

The first in Ken Follett's breathtaking Century Trilogy, Fall of Giants is a captivating novel that follows five families through the world-shaking dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for votes for women.A World in Chaos1911, a thirteen-year-old boy, Billy Williams, begins working down the mines as George V is crowned king. The escalating arms race between the empire nations will put not only the king but this young boy in grave danger.A Terrible WarBilly's family is inextricably linked with the Fitzherberts, the aristocratic owners of the coal mine where he works. And when Maud Fitzherbert falls in love with Walter von Ulrich, a spy at the German embassy in London, their destiny also becomes entangled with that of Gus Dewar, an ambitious young aide to Woodrow Wilson, and two orphaned Russian brothers whose plan to emigrate to America falls foul of conscription, revolution and imminent war.A Revolution That Will Change EverythingWhen Russia convulses in bloody revolution and the Great War unfolds, the five families' futures are entwined forever, love bringing them closer even as conflict takes them further apart. What seeds will be sown for further tragedy in the twentieth century and what role will each play in what is to come?Continue the captivating Century Trilogy with Winter of the World and Edge of Eternity.

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Detaljer
  • SprogEngelsk
  • Sidetal864
  • Udgivelsesdato20-09-2018
  • ISBN139781509848515
  • Forlag Pan Macmillan
  • MålgruppeFrom 18 years
  • FormatPaperback
Størrelse og vægt
  • Vægt594 g
  • Dybde5,4 cm
  • coffee cup img
    10 cm
    book img
    13,1 cm
    19,7 cm

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