Fall Of Giants
Fall of Giants
Publish date: June 3rd 2011
Pages no: 850
Edition language: English
Es war einmal eine Welt, die dem Adel diente, sich in den engen Grenzen der Monarchie bewegte und in ihren moralischen Ansichten gefestigt war. Wer hätte gedacht, dass der Mordanschlag auf den österreichischen Thronfolger diese Welt in den Abgrund reisst? Keiner, manche oder jeder? Ken Follett packt...
I received this book as a giveaway from Goodreads. Thanks, goodreads! The book is an epic telling of the period during World War I through characters from different families from different countries. the characters are intertwined incredibly well. Their lives are affected by each other and the wa...
I like me a big fat historical novel for holiday down-times, and this one, set in World War I, filled the bill this past Christmas. There's lots and lots of plot for the various characters who embody their class/nationality/political opinions. Otherwise, few of them were very compelling, and I could...
I have read all of Mr. Follett's book prior to the Century Trilogy and have been a big fan. After reading the Fall of Giants, I found myself disappointed on many levels. After all, this is the author that wrote the Pillars of the Earth and World Without End. Those were truly 4.5 to 5 stars books....
This is the second Ken Follett book I've read, and it thankfully avoids the major flaw of The Pillars of the Earth, the one that irritated me so consistently. There is no absolutely cartoonishly evil villain who adds nothing to the story except by being a horrible person and wanting to rape everyone...
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