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El invierno del mundo

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“Esta es la historia de mis abuelos y de los vuestros, de nuestros padres y de nuestras propias vidas. De alguna forma es la historia de todos nosotros”. —Ken Follett
 
En el año 1933, Berlín es un foco de agitación política y social. Lady Maud, ahora la esposa de Walter von Ulrich y madre de dos hijos, publica en una revista semanal artículos que ridiculizan al Partido Nazi, mientras que Walter manifiesta su oposición en el Parlamento. Sin embargo, parece que nada podrá frenar el poder ascendente de Adolf Hitler. Cuando Ethel Williams y su hijo Lloyd visitan a la familia Von Ulrich, todos serán testigos de la tiranía y la represión de la nueva Alemania.

El dominio del Tercer Reich se extenderá hasta Francia y más allá de la frontera rusa. Mientras, en Inglaterra, Lloyd Williams, activista político como su madre, luchará en el ejército británico para intentar frenar el avance de los nazis y se alistará en las brigadas internacionales durante la guerra civil española.

En Ty Gwyn, la mansión familiar de los Fitzherbert en Gales, se alojarán los oficiales británicos y, durante su estancia, el teniente Lloyd Williams se sentirá atraído por la mujer de Boy Fitzherbert, la rica heredera americana Daisy Peshkov. En esta magnífica novela épica, Ken Follett conduce al lector a través de una Europa en ruinas, quebrada de nuevo por las guerras y los conflictos ideológicos. Los hijos de las cinco familias protagonistas de La caída de los gigantes forjarán su destino en los años turbulentos de la Segunda Guerra Mundial, la guerra civil española, el bombardeo de Pearl Harbor y la era de la bomba atómica.
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“Esta es la historia de mis abuelos y de los vuestros, de nuestros padres y de nuestras propias vidas. De alguna forma es la historia de todos nosotros”. —Ken Follett
 
En el año 1933, Berlín es un foco de agitación política y social. Lady Maud, ahora la esposa de Walter von Ulrich y madre de dos hijos, publica en una revista semanal artículos que ridiculizan al Partido Nazi, mientras que Walter manifiesta su oposición en el Parlamento. Sin embargo, parece que nada podrá frenar el poder ascendente de Adolf Hitler. Cuando Ethel Williams y su hijo Lloyd visitan a la familia Von Ulrich, todos serán testigos de la tiranía y la represión de la nueva Alemania.

El dominio del Tercer Reich se extenderá hasta Francia y más allá de la frontera rusa. Mientras, en Inglaterra, Lloyd Williams, activista político como su madre, luchará en el ejército británico para intentar frenar el avance de los nazis y se alistará en las brigadas internacionales durante la guerra civil española.

En Ty Gwyn, la mansión familiar de los Fitzherbert en Gales, se alojarán los oficiales británicos y, durante su estancia, el teniente Lloyd Williams se sentirá atraído por la mujer de Boy Fitzherbert, la rica heredera americana Daisy Peshkov. En esta magnífica novela épica, Ken Follett conduce al lector a través de una Europa en ruinas, quebrada de nuevo por las guerras y los conflictos ideológicos. Los hijos de las cinco familias protagonistas de La caída de los gigantes forjarán su destino en los años turbulentos de la Segunda Guerra Mundial, la guerra civil española, el bombardeo de Pearl Harbor y la era de la bomba atómica.
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eBook (960 pages)
Published: November 7, 2012
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint: Vintage
ISBN: 9780307832702
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