The Man from St. Petersburg

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Penguin, Jun 3, 2003 - Fiction - 384 pages
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"Ken Follett has done it once more . . . goes down with the ease and impact of a well-prepared martini." —New York Times Book Review

His name was Feliks. He came to London to commit a murder that would change history. A master manipulator, he had many weapons at his command, but against him were ranged the whole of the English police, a brilliant and powerful lord, and the young Winston Churchill himself. These odds would have stopped any man in the world—except the man from St. Petersburg.


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Earl of Walden, Russian wife Lydia Assassin Feliks - daughter Charlotte WWI intrigue @ British + Russian Treaty His name was Feliks. He came to London to commit a murder that would change history. A ... Read full review

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Excellent first book of Follett's that i've read.Beautifully crafted,though some parts were quite predictable.What impressed me was the theme of a typical english settings and suffragette movement following all a long.Good book!

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ONE
My dear Walden
TWO
THREE
FOUR
FIVE
SIX
SEVEN
NINE
TEN
ELEVEN
TWELVE
THIRTEEN
FOURTEEN
FIFTEEN
EPILOGUE

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About the author (2003)

Ken Follett is one of the world’s best-loved authors, selling more than 160 million copies of his thirty books. Follett’s first bestseller was Eye of the Needle, a spy story set in the Second World War. 

In 1989 The Pillars of the Earth was published, and has since become the author's most successful novel. It reached number one on bestseller lists around the world and was an Oprah’s Book Club pick.
 
Its sequel, World Without End, proved equally popular, and the Kingsbridge series has sold 38 million copies worldwide. The third book, A Column of Fire, will be published by Viking in Fall 2017.
 
Follett lives in Hertfordshire, England, with his wife Barbara. Between them they have five children, six grandchildren, and three Labradors. 

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