The Resource Fall of giants, Ken Follett ; read by Dan Stevens

Fall of giants, Ken Follett ; read by Dan Stevens

Label
Fall of giants
Title
Fall of giants
Statement of responsibility
Ken Follett ; read by Dan Stevens
Creator
Contributor
Abridger
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
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Summary
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.
Storyline
Writing style
Character
Award
Goodreads Choice Award, 2010.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
355851
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Follett, Ken
Dewey number
823.914
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Dan Stevens
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1982-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Stevens, Dan
  • Nicholl, John
  • Nicholl, Kati
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Century trilogy
Series volume
1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Soviet Union
  • United States
  • Germany
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Fall of giants, Ken Follett ; read by Dan Stevens
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Macmillan Digital Audio: MDA2279
  • Abridged by John and Kati Nicholl
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
12 cm.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Abridged audio edition.
Extent
12 audio discs (14 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
unknown
Isbn
9780230745094
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
unknown
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
MDA2279: Macmillan Digital Audio
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
unknown
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780230745094
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Fall of giants, Ken Follett ; read by Dan Stevens
Publication
Note
  • Macmillan Digital Audio: MDA2279
  • Abridged by John and Kati Nicholl
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
12 cm.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Abridged audio edition.
Extent
12 audio discs (14 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
unknown
Isbn
9780230745094
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
unknown
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
MDA2279: Macmillan Digital Audio
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
unknown
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780230745094
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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