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Fall of Giants by Ken Follett

Fall of Giants

Ken Follett

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Imprint: Pan Books
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Publication date: 20 Sep 2018
ISBN: 9781509848515

From number one bestseller Ken Follett, Fall of Giants is an epic of love, hatred, revolution and as the Great War begins, the lives of five families become entwined forever.

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Richard Drake from Drake the Bookshop in Stockton-on-Tees said: "If you're after a big immersive book... this is the one. You get Ken Follet's really good way of intertwining fictional characters with actual events. I think it's a brilliant series."

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4 stars out of 5
30 Sep 2010

"Follett is masterly in conveying so much drama and historical information so vividly"

Follett is of the old school of didactic novelists, combining a boisterous tale with an uplifting lesson in history and civics. He understands that his average reader’s knowledge of both is probably rusty, to say the least; accordingly, he meticulously reconstructs an era and leads us through the follies and occasional heroics of its protagonists real and imaginary...Overall, Follett is masterly in conveying so much drama and historical information so vividly. He puts to good use the professional skills he has honed over the years — giving his characters a conversational style neither pseudo-quaint nor jarringly contemporary. That works well. And for all his belief in the redemptive quality of liberal humanism, he makes sure not to endow his characters with excessively modern sensibilities.