Follett, Ken

Ken Follett, geboren 1949 in Cardiff, Wales, gehört zu den erfolgreichsten Autoren der Welt. Berühmt wurde er mit den Romanen Die Säulen der Erde und der Fortsetzung Die Tore der Welt, die beide auch erfolgreich verfilmt wurden. Mit Kinder der Freiheit hat er nach Sturz der Titanen und Winter der Welt gerade seine groß angelegte Jahrhundertsaga abgeschlossen, in der er meisterhaft die spannende Chronik des 20. Jahrhunderts anhand der Geschichte von fünf miteinander verbundenen Familien erzählt.

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  • Century 2. Winter of the World

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    Follett, Ken. 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 inte...

  • Century 2. Winter of the World Winter der Welt

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    Follett, Ken. Carla von Ulrich, born of German and English parents, finds her life engulfed by the Nazi tide until daring to commit a deed of great courage and heartbreak...American brothers Woody and Chuck Dewar, each with a secret, take separate paths to momentous events, one in Washington, the other in the bloody jungles of the Pacific...