Master storyteller and #1 internationally bestselling author Ken Follett is regularly praised by critics for the deeply researched and brilliantly rendered historical backgrounds that serve as the framework for his novels, as well as his ability to seamlessly blend memorable characters and scenes from his own imagination with real-life characters and events. This is on display nowhere better than The Century Trilogy, a sweeping epic following the fortunes of five intertwined families—American, German, Russian, English, and Welsh—throughout the twentieth century, now in a collection for the very first time.
The first novel in The Century Trilogy follows the fates of five interrelated familiesNAmerican, German, Russian, English, and WelshNas they move through the world-shaking dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the ...
A follow-up to the best-selling Fall of Giants continues the stories of five interrelated families from different world regions who struggle with social, political and economic turmoil in the years leading up to World War II. Reprint.
Los pilares de la tierra es una novela histórica del autor británico Ken Follett ambientada en Inglaterra en la Edad Media en el siglo XII durante un periodo de guerra conocido como la Anarquía inglesa, aunque también recrea un viaje de peregrinación a Santiago de Compostela a través de Francia y España. El autor sorprendió con esta novela no sólo a sus lectores, ávidos de thrillers, sino también a sus editores con su contenido y longitud. Fue publicada en 1989, y se convirtió en el mayor best-seller de Follett. Su secuela se llama Un mundo sin fin.
<p>In 1866, tragedy strikes at the exclusive Windfield School. A young student drowns in a mysterious accident involving a small circle of boys. The drowning and its aftermath initiates a spiraling circle of treachery that will span three decades and entwine many loves... From the exclusive men's club and brothels that cater to every dark desire of London's upper classes to the dazzling ballrooms and mahogany-paneled suites of the manipulators of the world's wealth, Ken Follett conjures up a stunning array of contrasts. This breathtaking novel portrays a family splintered by lust, bound by a shared legacy... men and women swept toward a perilous climax where greed, fed by the shocking truth of a boy's death, must be stopped, or not just one man's dreams, but those of a nation, will die...</p>
<p>In 1866, a mysterious drowning at the exclusive Windfield School for boys initiates a spiraling circle of treachery that will span three decades and entwine many lives. A spectacular New York Times bestseller.