Century Trilogy
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  • 1
    Fall of Giants | Ken Follett

    Fall of Giants

    • UNABRIDGED (30 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By Ken Follett
    • Narrated By John Lee
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    A huge novel that follows five families through the world-shaking dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for votes for women. It is 1911. The Coronation Day of King George V. The Williams, a Welsh coal-mining family, is linked by romance and enmity to the Fitzherberts, aristocratic coal-mine owners. Lady Maud Fitzherbert falls in love with Walter von Ulrich, a spy at the German Embassy in London.

    Fantastic

    Probably the best audio book I have ever downloaded. The narrator is brilliant at keeping the book alive with good accents for different characters. T..Show More »

    Reviewed on 25 August 2011 by Richard (Bicester, United Kingdom)
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    Winter of the World | Ken Follett

    Winter of the World

    • UNABRIDGED (31 hrs and 47 mins)
    • By Ken Follett
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    Five linked families live out their destinies as the world is shaken by tyranny and war in the mid-20th century. Berlin in 1933 is in upheaval. Eleven-year-old Carla von Ulrich struggles to understand the tensions disrupting her family as Hitler strengthens his grip on Germany. Into this turmoil step her mother's formidable friend and former British MP, Ethel Leckwith, and her student son, Lloyd, who soon learns for himself the brutal reality of Nazism.

    Winter of the World

    I'm a Ken Follett historical history fan from way back. There has never been anything other than a well-researched, brilliant novel. John Lee narrates..Show More »

    Reviewed on 06 October 2012 by Rachel (Ireland)
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    Edge of Eternity: Century Trilogy, Book 3 | Ken Follett

    Edge of Eternity: Century Trilogy, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (36 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Ken Follett
    • Narrated By John Lee
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    As the decisions made in the corridors of power bring the world to the brink of oblivion, five families from across the globe are brought together in an unforgettable tale of passion and conflict during the Cold War. When Rebecca Hoffmann, a teacher in East Germany, finds herself pursued by the secret police, she discovers that she has been living a lie. Her younger brother, Walli, longs to escape across the Berlin Wall to Britain to become part of the burgeoning music scene.

    Best in series

    Satisfying, engrossing, awesome

    Reviewed on 25 September 2014 by Amazon Customer (HARROGATE, United Kingdom)