Not sure. Since his first ONE L, I've been a big Scott Turow fan but if this book would have been written by anyone else, I would have stopped listening somewhere about Chapter 5
Improbability and far too many story lines. A potboiler for sure.
At the age of 71, I recall most of the historical moments and found myself welling up with tears as I relived the emotional periods: the assassinations,the basttles fought, the elections, the days Berlin wall went up & came down, and Obama assumed office.
Follett's series has carried me along
George Jakes, I admired his characther throughout, sexist though he was--he changed as he matured.
Thought I disagree with his one-sided view of the Vietnam conflict and its outcome, and though the times are necissarily compressed and his characters somewhat predictable, Ken Follett has created an historical fiction of depth & breadth worth reading.
Beautifully crafted novel
Perhaps reminicient of
The opening scene gallery walk-through set the story's tone to perfection.
Late in the book conversation with Katie's boss.
The author provides constant surprises--yet after consideration--absolutely appropriate conversations and outcomes.Do not read this book too quickly! Force yourself to read a chapter, appreciate the vocabulary, characters and actions before you continue. I wish I had received this advice.
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