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FALL OF GIANTS

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A massive, cat-squashing, multigenerational and multifamilial saga, the first volume of what Follett (World Without End, 2007, etc.) promises as a trilogy devoted to the awful 20th century.The giants in question, metaphorically, are the great and noble families of old Europe, a generally useless lot with a few notable exceptions. One such worthy, Lord Fitzherbert (try not to think of Bridget Jones ... Read full review

Review: Fall of Giants: Book One of the Century Trilogy

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Roz Shea

Historical fiction author Ken Follett has launched perhaps the most compelling literary challenge of his long and successful career with the much heralded publication of FALL OF GIANTS. This monumental trilogy will cover most of the 20th century, with the first book arriving at a whopping 985page, actionpacked saga of five families embroiled in the captivating events from 1911 through 1925. "The ... Read full review

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good book

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Fascinating story. Gave a new perspective on historical events. Never knew that the Brits were in Siberia after WW I.

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I haven't read it yet. I am wondering why both the gmail ebook and Kindle versions cost about 4-5 dollars more than the current price for a hardcover copy on amazon.com. Aren't ebooks less expensive to produce and deliver?

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pricing is a scandal.

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Follett's sweeping epic includes both historical and fictional characters impacted by World War 1. The dialogue attributed to the fictional characters was far more interesting that the pandering of the historical figures. J.P. Miller. Cambridge, MA

Review: Fall of Giants (The Century Trilogy #1)

User Review  - Brianna C - Goodreads

I have previously read Follett's other epic novels Pillars of the Earth and World Without End. I loved them! I thought they were a bit too similar and a bit dragged out, but still loved how everything ... Read full review

Review: Fall of Giants (The Century Trilogy #1)

User Review  - Emma - Goodreads

I don't think I have been this enchanted by a book in a very long time. A fast-paced, engaging story, from beginning to end. For lovers of politics, history, and multilayered stories. Read full review

Review: Fall of Giants (The Century Trilogy #1)

User Review  - Ruby Stinson - Goodreads

I have read a lot of Follett. This book is as good as it gets for me. I am enjoying seeing the characters from different countries intertwine. I appreciate that the story is historically accurate. Read full review

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