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Fall of giants, Ken Follett

Label
Fall of giants
Title
Fall of giants
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Ken Follett
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
Adventure fiction. Domestic fiction. 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
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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.
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355851
Cataloging source
UNITY
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1949-
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Follett, Ken
Dewey number
823.914
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
Series statement
Century trilogy
Series volume
1
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  • World War (1914-1918)
  • Coal mines and mining
  • Coal mines and mining
  • Manners and customs
  • Twentieth century
  • Twentieth century
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Soviet Union
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Germany
  • Great Britain
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Fall of giants, Ken Follett
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Publication
Note
Originally published: 2010
Control code
000047940037
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
851 p.
Isbn
9780330460552
System control number
(OCoLC)720546129
Label
Fall of giants, Ken Follett
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2010
Control code
000047940037
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
851 p.
Isbn
9780330460552
System control number
(OCoLC)720546129

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