Edge of Eternity - The Century Trilogy (Paperback)Ken Follett (author)
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Edge of Eternity is the epic, final novel in Ken Follett's captivating and hugely ambitious Century trilogy. On its own or read in sequence with Fall of Giants and Winter of the World, this is an irresistible and spellbinding epic about the fight for personal freedom set during the Cold War.
A FIGHT AGAINST INJUSTICE
1961, and in the United States George Jakes, a bright young lawyer in the Kennedy administration and fierce supporter of the civil rights movement, boards a Greyhound bus in Washington with Verena, an employee of Martin Luther King whom he is in love with, to protest against segregation.
A RISING TIDE OF DANGER
In East Germany, teacher Rebecca Hoffmann finds her entire life has been a lie as she is targeted by the secret police, even as her younger brother, Walli, dreams of escape across the Berlin Wall to Britain. In Russia, activist Tania Dvorkin narrowly evades capture for producing an illegal news-sheet, her actions all the more perilous because her brother, Dimka, is an emerging star of the Communist Party.
A COLD WAR THAT COULD ELIMINATE THE WORLD FOREVER
In a sweeping tale that began in 1911, the descendants of five families will now find their true destiny as they fight for their individual freedom in a world facing the mightiest clash of superpowers it has ever seen.
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Number of pages: 1184
Weight: 810 g
Dimensions: 197 x 131 x 54 mm
Follett expertly chronicles the pivotal events of the closing decades of the 20th century through the eyes of a vast array of deftly-drawn characters * Publishers Weekly *
Compelling * Choice *
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The whole trilogy by Ken Follett spanning WWI, WWII and the last one, Edge of Eternity, set within the Cold War have been spellbinding. I think this last book is by far my favourite as not only is it a period of... More
“Devastated that its over, can't wait to live it all again”
Well damn. This is an epic and a half, I was shattered when I finished it and not just from trying to hold it up for long periods without hitting myself in the face. This book is completely and utterly engrossing,... More
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