Автор: Follett Ken Название: Whiteout ISBN: 1509865446 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781509865444 Издательство: Pan Macmillan Цена: 789 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: Human betrayal, medical terror and a race against time in this thrilling novel from bestselling author Ken Follett.
Автор: Follett Ken Название: Whiteout ISBN: 0330490699 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780330490696 Издательство: Pan Macmillan Цена: 701 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: Human betrayal, medical terror and a race against time... Jealousies, distrust, and hidden rivalries uncover dark secrets, then a dozen vials of a deadly virus go missing. As a blizzard whips out of the north on Christmas Eve, several people converge on a remote family house. Stanley Oxenford, director of a pharmaceutical research company, has everything riding on a drug he is developing to fight a lethal virus. Several others are interested in his success too: his children, at home for Christmas with their offspring, have their eyes on the money he will make; Toni Gallo, head of his security team and recently forced to resign from the police, is betting her career on keeping it safe; an ambitious local television reporter sniffs a story, even if he has to bend the facts to tell it; and a violent trio of thugs are on their way to steal it, with a client already waiting. As the storm worsens and the group is laid under siege by the elements, the emotional sparks crackle and dark secrets are revealed that threaten to drive Stanley and his family apart for ever. Filled with startling twists, Whiteout is the ultimate knife-edge drama from an international bestselling author who is in a class by himself
Автор: Follett Ken Название: The pillars of the earth a ISBN: 1509886060 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781509886067 Издательство: Pan Macmillan Рейтинг: Цена: 725 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: A spellbinding epic tale of ambition, anarchy, and absolute power set against the sprawling medieval canvas of twelfth-century England, this is Ken Follett's classic historical masterpiece.A MASON WITH A DREAM.1135 and civil war, famine and religious strife abound. With his family on the verge of starvation, mason Tom Builder dreams of the day that he can use his talents to create and build a cathedral like no other.A MONK WITH A BURNING MISSION.Philip, prior of Kingsbridge, is resourceful, but with money scarce he knows that for his town to survive it must find a way to thrive, and so he makes the decision to build within it the greatest Gothic cathedral the world has ever known.A WORLD OF HIGH IDEALS AND SAVAGE CRUELTY.As Tom and Philip meet so begins an epic tale of ambition, anarchy and absolute power. In a world beset by strife and enemies that would thwart their plans, they will stop at nothing to achieve their ambitions in a struggle between good and evil that will turn church against state, and brother against brother.The Pillars of the Earth is the first in The Kingsbridge Novels series, followed by World Without End and A Column of Fire.
Автор: Follett Ken Название: L`Homme de Saint-Petesbourg ISBN: 2253076287 ISBN-13(EAN): 9782253076285 Издательство: Livre de Poche/LGF Цена: р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Автор: Follett Ken Название: Fall of Giants ISBN: 0330535447 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780330535441 Издательство: Pan Macmillan Рейтинг: Цена: от 687 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: This is an epic of love, hatred, war and revolution. This is 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. Their destiny is entangled with that of an ambitious young aide to U.S. President Woodrow Wilson and to two orphaned Russian brothers, whose plans to emigrate to America fall foul of war, conscription and revolution. In a plot of unfolding drama and intriguing complexity, "Fall Of Giants" moves seamlessly from Washington to St Petersburg, from the dirt and danger of a coal mine to the glittering chandeliers of a palace, from the corridors of power to the bedrooms of the mighty.
Описание: "This book is truly epic. . . . The reader will probably wish there was a thousand more pages." --The Huffington Post
Picking up where Fall of Giants, the first novel in the extraordinary Century Trilogy, left off, Winter of the World follows its five interrelated families--American, German, Russian, English, and Welsh--through a time of enormous social, political, and economic turmoil, beginning with the rise of the Third Reich, through the great dramas of World War II, and into the beginning of the long Cold War. 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 . . . . English student Lloyd Williams discovers in the crucible of the Spanish Civil War that he must fight Communism just as hard as Fascism . . . . Daisy Peshkov, a driven social climber, cares only for popularity and the fast set until war transforms her life, while her cousin Volodya carves out a position in Soviet intelligence that will affect not only this war but also the war to come. Look out for Ken's newest book, A Column of Fire, available now.
Автор: Follett Ken Название: Edge of Eternity ISBN: 1447287959 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781447287957 Издательство: Pan Macmillan Рейтинг: Цена: 557 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: 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. In the United States, George Jakes, a bright young lawyer in the Kennedy administration, is a fierce supporter of the Civil Rights movement - as is the woman he is in love with, Verena, who works for Martin Luther King, Jr. Boarding a Greyhound bus in Washington to protest against segregation, they begin a fateful journey together. Russian activist, Tania Dvorkin, narrowly evades capture for producing an illegal news sheet. Her actions are made all the more perilous as her brother, Dimka, is a rising star in the heart of the Communist Party in the Kremlin. From the deep south of America to the vast expanses of Siberia, from the shores of Cuba to the swinging streets of Sixties' London, Ken Follett's Edge of Eternity is a sweeping tale of the fight for individual freedom in a world gripped by the mightiest clash of superpowers anyone has ever known. *Includes family tree*
Автор: Follett Ken Название: Triple ISBN: 1509862323 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781509862320 Издательство: Pan Macmillan Рейтинг: Цена: 815 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: In Triple one spy must outwit three deadly enemies to carry out the most audacious heist ever attempted.
Автор: Follett Ken Название: Code to Zero ISBN: 0451204530 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780451204530 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 630 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: In this classic Cold War thriller, #1 New York Times bestselling author Ken Follett puts his own electrifying twist on the space race between the U.S. and the Soviet Union. As the clock counts down to a shocking climax, "Code to Zero's split-second suspense proves that . . . Follett is] still a hell of a storyteller" (Entertainment Weekly). Look out for Ken's newest book, A Column of Fire, available now. January, 1958--the darkest hour of the Cold War and the early dawn of the space race. On the launch pad at Cape Canaveral sits America's best hope to catch up with the Russians: the Explorer I satellite. But at the last moment, the launch is delayed due to weather, even though everyone can see it is a perfectly sunny day.
The real reason for the delay rests deep in the mind of a NASA scientist who has awoken that morning to find his memory completely erased. Knowing only that he's being followed and watched at every turn, he must find the clues to his own identity before he can discover who is responsible. But even more terrible is the dark secret that they want him to forget. A secret that can destroy the Explorer I--and America's future. . . .
Praise for Code to Zero
"This spy thriller is Follett at his best." --People "Starts off fast and never slows down. . . . Follett creates a rousing story that never flags." --Chicago Tribune "Gripping." --The New York Times "Flawlessly plotted, tautly told, and suspenseful." --Minneapolis Star Tribune "A winner . . . a jolting joyride." --St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Автор: Follett Ken Название: Fall of Giants ISBN: 0451232585 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780451232588 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: 630 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: Ken Follett’s magnificent new historical epic begins, as five interrelated families move through the momentous dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for women’s suffrage.
Автор: Follett Ken Название: A column of fire ISBN: 1447278771 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781447278771 Издательство: Pan Macmillan Рейтинг: Цена: от 596 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: Millions of readers have been enthralled by the saga that began in The Pillars of the Earth and World Without End, which now continues with Ken Follett's magnificent, gripping A Column of Fire.A WORLD IN TURMOIL.1558, and Europe is in revolt as religious hatred sweeps the continent. Elizabeth Tudor has ascended to the throne but she is not safe in this dangerous new world. There are many who would see her removed, not least Mary Queens of Scots, who lies in wait in Paris. A NEW ORDER.Elizabeth determines to set up a new secret service: a group of resourceful spies and courageous agents entrusted to keep her safe and in power. As she searches for those who will make the difference, one man stands out.A MAN WHO WOULD DIE FOR HIS QUEEN.For Ned Willard the opportunity to serve his queen is God-sent. He cannot stay in Kingsbridge and watch the love of his life marry another, and as fires burn and extremism begins to spark throughout Europe, Ned makes his choice. He will spend his life protecting his monarch from the tyrants who aim to destroy her or die trying.
Автор: Follett Ken Название: World without end a ISBN: 1509886079 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781509886074 Издательство: Pan Macmillan Рейтинг: Цена: 729 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: 1327. In a world swept by change, one day will change the lives of four children forever. &i>World Without End&/i> is the stunning follow-up to international bestseller &i>The Pillars of the Earth.&/i>
Автор: Follett Ken Название: Triple CD (DVD Case) ISBN: 0230015093 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780230015098 Издательство: Pan Macmillan Цена: от 154 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Автор: Follett Ken Название: World Without End ISBN: 0451224469 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780451224460 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: 651 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
#1 New York Times Bestseller
In 1989, Ken Follett astonished the literary world withThe Pillars of the Earth, 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';it will hold you, fascinate you, surround you' (Chicago Tribune)and readers everywhere hoped for a sequel. Look out for the next book in this series, A Column of Fire, available now.
World Without Endtakes place in the same town of Kingsbridge, two centuries after the townspeople finished building the exquisite Gothic cathedral that was at the heart ofThe Pillars of the Earth.
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 ideasabout 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 racethe Black Death.
Three years in the writing and nearly eighteen years since its predecessor,World Without Endbreathes 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.
Автор: Follett Ken Название: Column of Fire ISBN: 0525505075 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780525505075 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: 693 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
';Absorbing . . .
impossible to resist.'The Washington Post
As Europe erupts, can one young spy protect his queen? #1New York Timesbestselling author Ken Follett takes us deep into the treacherous world of powerful monarchs, intrigue, murder, and treason with his magnificent new epic,A Column of Fire. A thrilling read that makes the perfect gift for the holidays.
In 1558, the ancient stones of Kingsbridge Cathedral look down on a city torn apart by religious conflict. As power in England shifts precariously between Catholics and Protestants, royalty and commoners clash, testing friendship, loyalty, and love.
Ned Willard wants nothing more than to marry Margery Fitzgerald.
But when the lovers find themselves on opposing sides of the religious conflict dividing the country, Ned goes to work for Princess Elizabeth. When she becomes queen, all Europe turns against England. The shrewd, determined young monarch sets up the country's first secret service to give her early warning of assassination plots, rebellions, and invasion plans.
Over a turbulent half century, the love between Ned and Margery seems doomed as extremism sparks violence from Edinburgh to Geneva. Elizabeth clings to her throne and her principles, protected by a small, dedicated group of resourceful spies and courageous secret agents.
The real enemies, then as now, are not the rival religions. The true battle pitches those who believe in tolerance and compromise against the tyrants who would impose their ideas on everyone elseno matter what the cost.
Set during one of the most turbulent and revolutionary times in history,A Column of Fireis one of Follett's most exciting and ambitious works yet.
It will delight longtime fans of the Kingsbridge series and is the perfect introduction for readers new to Ken Follett.
Автор: Follett Ken Название: Hammer of Eden ISBN: 0449227545 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780449227541 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: 576 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
The FBI doesn't believe it. The Governor wants the problem to disappear. But agent Judy Maddox knows the threat is real: An extreme group of eco-terrorists has the means and the know-how to set off a massive earthquake of epic proportions.
For California, time is running out.
Now Maddox is scrambling to hunt down a petty criminal turned cult leader turned homicidal mastermind. Because she knows that the dying has already begun. And things will only get worse when the earth violently shifts, bolts, and shakes down to its very core.
Автор: Follett Ken Название: Winter of the World* ISBN: 1447231139 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781447231134 Издательство: Pan Macmillan Рейтинг: Цена: 614 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: Five linked families live out their destinies as the world is shaken by tyranny and war in the mid-twentieth 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 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, this is a magnificent, spellbinding epic of global conflict and personal drama.
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