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“A compelling re-telling of the history of Europe through the first 25 years of the twentieth century!”
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Fall of Giants (The Century Trilogy)
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Amazon Best of the Month, September 2010: Welcome to the 20th century as you've never seen it. At over 1,000 pages,Fall of Giantsdelivers all the elements that fans ofKen Folletthave come to treasure: historical accuracy, richly developed characters, and a sweeping yet intimate portrait of a past world that you'll fully inhabit before the first chapter is through. The story follows five families across the globe as their fates intertwine with the extraordinary events of World War I, the political struggles within their own countries, and the rise of the feminist movement. Intriguing stories of love and loyalty abound, from a forbidden romance between a German spy and a British aristocrat to a Russian soldier and his scandal-ridden brother in love with the same woman. Action-packed with blood on the battlefield and conspiracies behind closed doors,Fall of Giantsbrings the nuances of each character to life and shifts easily from dirty coal mines to sparkling palaces. There is so much to love here, and the good news is the end is just the beginning:Fall of Giantsis the first in a planned trilogy.--Miriam Landis
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ISBN-10: 0525951652
ISBN-13: 978-0525951650
Author: Ken Follett
Publisher: Dutton Adult

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