Praise for Edge of Eternity "[Follett] is a commanding storyteller who has taken on an impossibly large task and accomplished it with passion, intelligence, and skill. Like its predecessors, Edge of Eternity is a solid, rigorously researched work of popular fiction. It's an honest entertainment that brings back vivid, sometimes painful, memories of the not-too-distant past."
--The Washington Post "Edge of Eternity is as compulsively readable a mighty page-turner as its two predecessors."
--The Seattle Times "Hugely ambitious, the trilogy serves as a massive history lesson as well as an example of good, old-fashioned storytelling."
--The New York Daily News "Follett never forgets he is telling a story. The historical events are the backdrop but the characters are the focal point. Good storytellers know this and Follett is an excellent one."
--The Huffington Post "Mesmerizing . . . flowing with spicy, expertly paced melodrama, character-rich exploits, familial histrionics, and international intrigue."
--Publishers Weekly (starred review) "Worth the wait. . . . Once again, Follett has written pitch-perfect popular fiction that readers will devour."
--Library Journal (starred review) "A glorious conclusion to a remarkable trilogy that is wonderful, exhilarating reading for all ages. Fine, fine historical fiction."
--Historical Novel Society "Follett does an outstanding job of interweaving and personalizing complicated narratives set on a multicultural stage."
--Booklist "Follett . . . knows how to turn in a robust yarn without too much slack . . . a well-written entertainment."
--Kirkus Reviews "A fascinating, sprawling, epic conclusion to Ken Follett's Century Trilogy."
--The Minneapolis Star Tribune Praise for Winter of the World
"This book is truly epic. . . . The reader will probably wish there were a thousand more pages."
--The Huffington Post "Some of the biggest-picture fiction being written today."
--The Seattle Times "Follett's real gifts are those of a natural storyteller: swift, cinematic pacing, the ability to juggle multiple narratives coherently, and an eye for the telling detail . . . a consistently compelling portrait of a world in crisis."
--The Washington Post "Gripping . . . powerful."
--The New York Times "Masterfully sweeping stories . . . political intrigue, amorous episodes, suspense, and drama. History comes to life."
--The Louisville Courier-Journal "Follett is so good at plotting a story, even one that takes on such a complex topic as the World War II era. That's what makes Winter of the World so hard to put down. You want to know what happens next."
--The Associated Press "An entertaining historical soap opera."
--Kirkus Reviews "The man tells a story so well. . . . Follett can make things glow with some beautifully written episodes. . . . If you read Volume I, you'll have to read Volume II. And once you read Volume II, you'll be committed to reading Volume III. See you in a couple of years."
--St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Clips along at a brisk pace. . . . He knows how to keep the pages turning and how to make the reader feel a kinship with the characters' struggles. . . . No matter the ultimate destination, readers can expect to savor the journey--and agonize while waiting for the final book to arrive."
--The Christian Science Monitor
Praise for Fall of Giants
"Follett is masterly in conveying so much drama and historical information so vividly . . . grippingly told."
--The New York Times Book Review "Fall of Giants Follett at his finest. . . . [a] sweeping epic that will thrill his fans for hours on end."
--The Huffington Post "Follett conjures the winds of war."
--The Washington Post "Tantalizing."
--Newsday "A good read. . . . It's a book that will suck you in, consume you for days or weeks . . . then let you out the other side both entertained and educated."
--USA Today "Follett entwines fiction and factual events well. . . . This is a dark novel, motivated by an unsparing view of human nature and a clear-eyed scrutiny of an ideal peace. It is not the least of Follett's feats that the reader finishes this near thousand-page book intrigued and wanting more."
--Chicago Sun-Times "Follett once again creates a world at once familiar and fantastic. . . . A guiltless pleasure, the book is impossible to put down. . . . Empires fall. Heroes rise. Love conquers. After going through a war with these characters, you're left hoping that Follett gets moving with the next giant installment."
--Time Out "Grand in scope, scale, and story."
--The Associated Press "Suspenseful, tightly constructed, sharply characterized, plot-driven."
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