Synopses & Reviews
Abridged, 12 CDs, 14 hours
Read by TBA
Ken Follett's World Without End was a global phenomenon, a work of grand historical sweep beloved by millions of readers and acclaimed by critics. Fall of Giants is his magnificent new historical epic.
Ken Follett s magnificent new historical epic beginsas five interrelated families move through the momentous dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for women s suffrage.
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.
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, Fall of Giantstakes 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. . . ."
Follett's "World Without End" was a global phenomenon, a work of grand historical sweep beloved by millions of readers and acclaimed by critics. "Fall of Giants" is his magnificent new historical epic.