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Fall of Giants This is an epic of love hatred war and revolution 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 US 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



10 thoughts on “Fall of Giants

  1. says:

    It's a little disappointing that people are rating this book on out of protest of its price It's low rating does not give the book the recognition it deserves This is my first Ken Follett novel and I am hooked I've read where some people have not been that interested in the subject matter of Fall of Giants and prefer the Middle Ages I'm fasc


  2. says:

    “Men were the only animals that slaughtered their own kind by the million and turned the landscape into a waste of shell craters and barbed wire Perhaps the human race would wipe itself out completely and leave the world to the birds and trees Perhaps that would be for the best” Ken Follett Fall of GiantsThis book is utter trash Is that too h


  3. says:

    One of the early reviews I read stated that this book lacked one of Follett's infamous villains I disagree The ultimate villain in this enormous book is clearly war and perhaps the arrogance of world leaders I've always had a difficult time understanding the why surrounding World War 1 and this book helps put it in perspective even if it is fiction I


  4. says:

    A sweeping epic with the pace of a thriller I could scarcely put it downThis ambitious novel the first of a projected trilogy covering most of the 20th century tells the story of five interrelated families—American German Russian English and Welsh—as they negotiate the tremendous events of the First World War and the Russian Revolution Through the va


  5. says:

    Do not say that I don't like historical fiction because I do Do not even say I don't like Follett because I rather do In fact this highly praised and very thick volume I'd been anticipating eagerly both because I had pleasant memories from The Pillars of the Earth and because currently I am rather WWI mad; I read Tuchman's classic works Maddox Ford not to me


  6. says:

    After being highly impressed with the Pillars series created by Follett I hoped to find as much depth and development in the Century TrilogyThe premise following the fates of five interrelated families against a backdrop of world events is brilliant in its imagining and stellar in its delivery The reader is introduced to Billy Williams early in the novel as he e


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    The story was enjoyable enough and certainly kept me entertained for a couple of days The recreation of the early 20th Century was very vivid and I was impressed by how well Follett applied his considerable skills in this respect to a variety of nations and social classes To cover so many years in any decent amount of depth was a great challenge to which Follett ris


  8. says:

    Enjoyed the way historic events are intertwined with the fate of five families of different walks of life and nationalities Ken Follett manages to tell a story and include details describing the end of the Edwardian era the dawn of the Russian empire and the Prussian military ambitions This is an epic tale that eually focuses on Welsh miners or Russian workers and on th


  9. says:

    So addictiveI am posting a review on YouTube My review is entirely character based because the plot is just World War I If you enjoy multi generational family sagas this trilogy is a must read It has a healthy batch of heroes and assholes that make your skin crawl I don’t want to give away any spoilers so I’ll just end this with Eff you Earl Fitzherbert you’re a selfi


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    333 “Men were the only animals that slaughtered their own kind by the million and turned the landscape into a waste of shell craters and barbed wire Perhaps the human race would wipe itself out completely and leave the world to the birds and trees Walter thought apocalyptically Perhaps that would be for the best” Here we are again reading another tome by Ken Follett and t


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About the Author: Ken Follett

Ken Follett is one of the world’s most successful authors Over 165 million copies of the 31 books he has written have been sold in over 80 countries and in 33 languages Born on June 5th 1949 in Cardiff Wales the son of a tax inspector Ken was educated at state schools and went on to graduate from University College London with an Honours degree in Philosophy – later to be made a Fellow of