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Winter of the world, Ken Follett

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Winter of the world
Title
Winter of the world
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Ken Follett
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Language
eng
Summary
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 steps 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. He also encounters a group of Germans resolved to oppose Hitler -- but are they willing to go so far as to betray their country? Such people are closely watched by Volodya, a Russian with a bright future in Red Army Intelligence. The international clash of military power and personal beliefs that ensues will sweep over them all as it rages from Cable Street in London's East End to Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, from Spain to Stalingrad, from Dresden to Hiroshima. At Cambridge Lloyd is irresistibly drawn to dazzling American socialite Daisy Peshkov, who represents everything his left-wing family despise. But Daisy is more interested in aristocratic Boy Fitzherbert - amateur pilot, party lover and leading light of the British Union of Fascists. Back in Berlin, Carla worships golden boy Werner from afar. But nothing will work out the way they expect as their lives and the hopes of the world are smashed by the greatest and cruellest war in the history of the human race. Winter of the World is the second novel in Ken Follett's uniquely ambitious and deeply satisfying trilogy 'The Century'. On its own or read in sequence with Fall of Giants and Edge of Eternity, this is a magnificent, spellbinding epic of global conflict and personal drama
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Follett, Ken
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no index present
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Century trilogy
Series volume
2
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • War
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adult
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Winter of the world, Ken Follett
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  • Originally published: London: Macmillan, 2012
  • "War made them fighters. Love made them heroes."-- Cover
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Control code
2138266
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
914 pages
Isbn
9780330460606
Isbn Type
(paperback)
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Winter of the world, Ken Follett
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally published: London: Macmillan, 2012
  • "War made them fighters. Love made them heroes."-- Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
2138266
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
914 pages
Isbn
9780330460606
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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