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« on: December 19, 2012, 10:35:34 PM »

Anyone reading this? 

Ken Follet is a genius, Pillars of the Earth and World without End  are two of my favorites. 


The Century Trilogy is killer so far, can't wait to read the other two.



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« Reply #1 on: December 19, 2012, 10:36:40 PM »

Book 2

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« Reply #2 on: December 22, 2012, 07:29:53 AM »

fall of giants was amazing.... everything ive read from him is unreal, have to look out for new book
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« Reply #3 on: December 22, 2012, 10:41:05 AM »

Whiny coal miner bulshit social justice and you eat it up like cookies dont ya?

dumb commy fiction.
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« Reply #4 on: December 22, 2012, 11:22:06 AM »

Whiny coal miner bulshit social justice and you eat it up like cookies dont ya?

dumb commy fiction.

hahahahahahah!!!

Ken Follet is a liberal but the fucker can write
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« Reply #5 on: December 22, 2012, 11:35:53 AM »

You want a real writer?

Try Jack Vance.

Demon Princes, Tales of the Dying earth, Araminta Station etc.

Way beyond this fag folly
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« Reply #6 on: January 05, 2013, 10:50:07 PM »

Book 2



This book is phenfuckinomenal.

Ken Follet is definitely an angry liberal, but the storyline makes up for it.

Makes you feel what different people from several countries felt through all these major events.
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« Reply #7 on: January 06, 2013, 10:04:48 AM »

To keep me from using google, because getbig is the only site I keep open permanently on my phone, what are these books about?
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« Reply #8 on: January 06, 2013, 03:43:36 PM »

i've downloaded them but haven't had time to read them yet
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« Reply #9 on: January 06, 2013, 07:00:53 PM »

To keep me from using google, because getbig is the only site I keep open permanently on my phone, what are these books about?

Fall of Giants is a historical novel by Welsh-born author Ken Follett. It is the first in the Century Trilogy, and follows five interrelated families throughout the course of the 20th century between 1911 and 1924. The first book covers notable events such as World War I, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for women's suffrage.[1] According to Follett the next two sequels will cover World War II and the Cold War.

I wonder if Russia was really as fucked up as it's portrayed in these books.

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« Reply #10 on: January 07, 2013, 07:26:45 AM »

Fall of Giants is a historical novel by Welsh-born author Ken Follett. It is the first in the Century Trilogy, and follows five interrelated families throughout the course of the 20th century between 1911 and 1924. The first book covers notable events such as World War I, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for women's suffrage.[1] According to Follett the next two sequels will cover World War II and the Cold War.

I wonder if Russia was really as fucked up as it's portrayed in these books.



Sounds awesome.  I just read a book, called "To End All Wars" about WWI, and in it, it gives a great back story about the three topics you brought up.  I did not realize how close to communism/socialism Britain was.  Guys like Kier Hardy and his wife who was into women's suffrage, with all the hunger strikes and what not.  I will definitely pick these up as soon as I finish my next book.  Thanks.
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« Reply #11 on: January 07, 2013, 12:08:39 PM »

Sounds awesome.  I just read a book, called "To End All Wars" about WWI, and in it, it gives a great back story about the three topics you brought up.  I did not realize how close to communism/socialism Britain was.  Guys like Kier Hardy and his wife who was into women's suffrage, with all the hunger strikes and what not.  I will definitely pick these up as soon as I finish my next book.  Thanks.

I wasn't really aware either!

One of the Characters in the book just ended up in a concentration camp, scary stuff.  
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« Reply #12 on: January 11, 2013, 10:47:25 AM »

End of Book 2 pissed me off, Ken Follett is a douche.

With people like his wife in power, I can see why Britain is being invaded and destroyed.  Roll Eyes
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« Reply #13 on: January 13, 2013, 07:45:18 AM »

started reading it... pretty good through 50 pages
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« Reply #14 on: January 13, 2013, 11:56:31 AM »

started reading it... pretty good through 50 pages

cool, hope you like it
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