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Read online Edge of Eternity (The Century Trilogy, #3).pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Edge of Eternity (The Century Trilogy, #3) blockquote i Edge of Eternity i is the sweeping passionate conclusion to Ken Follett s extraordinary historical epic The Century Trilogy blockquote b blockquote Throughout these books Follett has followed the fortunes of five intertwined families American German Russian English and Welsh as they make their way through the twentieth century Now they come to one of the most tumultuous eras of all the enormous social political and economic turmoil of the s through the s from civil rights assassinations mass political movements and Vietnam to the Berlin Wall the Cuban Missile Crisis presidential impeachment revolution and rock and roll blockquote East German teacher Rebecca Hoffman discovers she s been spied on by the Stasi for years and commits an impulsive act that will affect her family for the rest of their lives George Jakes the child of a mixed race couple bypasses a corporate law career to join Robert F Kennedy s Justice Department and finds himself in the middle not only of the seminal events of the civil rights battle but a much more personal battle of his own Cameron Dewar the grandson of a senator jumps at the chance to do some official and unofficial espionage for a cause he believes in only to discover that the world is a much more dangerous place than he d imagined Dimka Dvorkin a young aide to Nikita Khrushchev becomes a prime agent both for good and for ill as the United States and the Soviet Union race to the brink of nuclear war while his twin sister Tania carves out a role that will take her from Moscow to Cuba to Prague to Warsaw and into history p As always with Follett the historical background is brilliantly researched and rendered the action fast moving the characters rich in nuance and emotion With the hand of a master he brings us into a world we thought we knew but now will never seem the same again p by Ken Follett, John Lee

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Edge of Eternity (The Century Trilogy, #3)
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b Ken Follett is known worldwide as the master of split second suspense but his most beloved and bestselling book tells the magnificent tale of a twelfth century monk driven to do the seemingly impossible build the greatest Gothic cathedral the world has ever known b br br Everything readers expect from Follett is here intrigue fast paced action and passionate romance But what makes i The Pillars of the Earth i extraordinary is the time the twelfth century the place feudal England and the subject the building of a glorious cathedral Follett has re created the crude flamboyant England of the Middle Ages in every detail The vast forests the walled towns the castles and the monasteries become a familiar landscape Against this richly imagined and intricately interwoven backdrop filled with the ravages of war and the rhythms of daily life the master storyteller draws the reader irresistibly into the intertwined lives of his characters into their dreams their labors and their loves Tom the master builder Aliena the ravishingly beautiful noblewoman Philip the prior of Kingsbridge Jack the artist in stone and Ellen the woman of the forest who casts a terrifying curse From humble stonemason to imperious monarch each character is brought vividly to life br br The building of the cathedral with the almost eerie artistry of the unschooled stonemasons is the center of the drama Around the site of the construction Follett weaves a story of betrayal revenge and love which begins with the public hanging of an innocent man and ends with the humiliation of a king br br i For the Movie tie in edition with the same ISBN go to this a href https www goodreads com book show the pillars of the earth rel nofollow Alternate Cover Edition a i br, b blockquote i Edge of Eternity i is the sweeping passionate conclusion to Ken Follett s extraordinary historical epic The Century Trilogy blockquote b blockquote Throughout these books Follett has followed the fortunes of five intertwined families American German Russian English and Welsh as they make their way through the twentieth century Now they come to one of the most tumultuous eras of all the enormous social political and economic turmoil of the s through the s from civil rights assassinations mass political movements and Vietnam to the Berlin Wall the Cuban Missile Crisis presidential impeachment revolution and rock and roll blockquote East German teacher Rebecca Hoffman discovers she s been spied on by the Stasi for years and commits an impulsive act that will affect her family for the rest of their lives George Jakes the child of a mixed race couple bypasses a corporate law career to join Robert F Kennedy s Justice Department and finds himself in the middle not only of the seminal events of the civil rights battle but a much more personal battle of his own Cameron Dewar the grandson of a senator jumps at the chance to do some official and unofficial espionage for a cause he believes in only to discover that the world is a much more dangerous place than he d imagined Dimka Dvorkin a young aide to Nikita Khrushchev becomes a prime agent both for good and for ill as the United States and the Soviet Union race to the brink of nuclear war while his twin sister Tania carves out a role that will take her from Moscow to Cuba to Prague to Warsaw and into history p As always with Follett the historical background is brilliantly researched and rendered the action fast moving the characters rich in nuance and emotion With the hand of a master he brings us into a world we thought we knew but now will never seem the same again p, i Like no other suspense author in his genre Follett reinvents the thriller with each new novel But nothing matches the intricate knife edge drama of i Whiteout br br A lab technician bleeding from the eyes Twelve missing samples of a deadly virus Toni Gallo the security director of a Scottish medical research firm knows she has problems but she has no idea of the nightmare to come br br As a Christmas Eve blizzard whips out of the north several people Toni among them converge on a remote family house All have something to gain or lose from the drug developed to fight the virus As the storm worsens the emotional sparks jealousies distrust sexual attraction rivalries crackle desperate secrets are revealed hidden traitors and unexpected heroes emerge FIlled with startling twists at every turn i Whiteout i rockets Follett into a class by himself, b The i New York Times i bestseller from the author of i The Pillars of the Earth i and i A Column of Fire i coming September b br br In Ken Follett astonished the literary world with i The Pillars of the Earth i a sweeping epic novel set in twelfth century England centered on the building of a cathedral and many of the hundreds of lives it affected Critics were overwhelmed and readers everywhere hoped for a sequel br br i World Without End i takes place in the same town of Kingsbridge two centuries after the townspeople finished building the exquisite Gothic cathedral that was at the heart of i The Pillars of the Earth i The cathedral and the priory are again at the center of a web of love and hate greed and pride ambition and revenge but this sequel stands on its own This time the men and women of an extraordinary cast of characters find themselves at a crossroads of new ideas about medicine commerce architecture and justice In a world where proponents of the old ways fiercely battle those with progressive minds the intrigue and tension quickly reach a boiling point against the devastating backdrop of the greatest natural disaster ever to strike the human race the Black Death br br i World Without End i breathes new life into the epic historical novel and once again shows that Ken Follett is a masterful author writing at the top of his craft