Fall of Giants

Author
Ken Follett 
Summary
<b>Ken Follett’s magnificent new historical epic begins, as five interrelated families move through the momentous dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for women’s suffrage. </b><br /><br /> A thirteen-year-old Welsh boy enters a man’s world in the mining pits.…An American law student rejected in love finds a surprising new career in Woodrow Wilson’s White House.… A housekeeper for the aristocratic Fitzherberts takes a fateful step above her station, while Lady Maud Fitzherbert herself crosses deep into forbidden territory when she falls in love with a German spy.…And two orphaned Russian brothers embark on radically different paths when their plan to emigrate to America falls afoul of war, conscription, and revolution. <br /><br /> From the dirt and danger of a coal mine to the glittering chandeliers of a palace, from the corridors of power to the bedrooms of the mighty,<i> Fall of Giants</i> takes us into the inextricably entangled fates of five families—and into a century that we thought we knew, but that now will never seem the same again.…
Genre
Historical  Books  Fiction & Literature 
Price
$9.99
Average User Rating
4.5
User Rating Count
1806
Release Date
2010-09-28


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