New American Library

Fall of Giants: Book One of the Century Trilogy

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Publish Date: 2011-08-30

Binding: Paperback

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Ken Folletts magnificent new historical epic beginsas five interrelated families move through the momentous dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for womens suffrage.

A thirteen-year-old Welsh boy enters a mans world in the mining pits. . . . An American law student rejected in love finds a surprising new career in Woodrow Wilsons White House. . . . A housekeeper for the aristocratic Fitzherberts takes a fateful step above her station, while Lady Maud Fitzherbert herself crosses deep into forbidden territory when she falls in love with a German spy. . . . And two orphaned Russian brothers embark on radically different paths when their plan to emigrate to America falls afoul of war, conscription, and revolution.

From the dirt and danger of a coal mine to the glittering chandeliers of a palace, from the corridors of power to the bedrooms of the mighty,Fall of Giantstakes us into the inextricably entangled fates of five familiesand into a century that we thought we knew, but that now will never seem the same again. . . .

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