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Fall of giants, Ken Follett

Label
Fall of giants
Title
Fall of giants
Statement of responsibility
Ken Follett
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The first novel in The Century Trilogy, FALL OF GIANTS follows the fates of five interrelated families as they move through history. Ken Follett's masterful World Without End was a global phenomenon, beloved by millions and acclaimed by critics as "beautifully detailed [with] a terrifically compelling plot" (The Washington Post) and "wonderful history wrapped around a gripping story" (St. Louis Post-Dispatch). FALL OF GIANTS is his new historical epic that brings us into a world we thought we knew, but now will never seem the same again
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Summary
This is a huge 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. It is 1911. The Coronation Day of King George V. The Williams, a Welsh coal-mining family, is linked by romance and enmity to the Fitzherberts, aristocratic coal-mine owners. Lady Maud Fitzherbert falls in love with Walter von Ulrich, a spy at the German Embassy in London. Their destiny is entangled with that of an ambitious young aide to U.S. President Woodrow Wilson and to two orphaned Russian brothers, whose plans to emigrate to America fall foul of war, conscription and revolution. In a plot of unfolding drama and intriguing complexity, "Fall of Giants" moves seamlessly from Washington to St Petersburg, 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.
Storyline
Writing style
Character
Award
Goodreads Choice Award, 2010.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
355851
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Follett, Ken
Dewey number
823/.914
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Book one of the Century trilogy
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Great Britain
  • Soviet Union
  • United States
  • Germany
Target audience
adult
Label
Fall of giants, Ken Follett
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn706017971
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st New American Library ed.
Extent
xiv, 985 pages
Isbn
9780451232571
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)706017971
Label
Fall of giants, Ken Follett
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn706017971
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st New American Library ed.
Extent
xiv, 985 pages
Isbn
9780451232571
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)706017971

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