"A consistently compelling portrait of a world in crisis."--"The Washington Post "
"Masterfully sweeping."--"The Louisville Courier-Journal"
"Gripping...powerful."--"The New York Times"
"An entertaining historical soap opera."--"Kirkus Reviews"
Some of the biggest-picture fiction being written today. "The Seattle Times"
A consistently compelling portrait of a world in crisis. "The Washington Post"
Masterfully sweeping. "The Louisville Courier-Journal"
Gripping powerful. "The New York Times"
An entertaining historical soap opera. "Kirkus Reviews""
'The nights are drawing in and it's time to pick up the second thrilling instalment of Follett's epic.' (Lancashire Evening Post)
'A supersize epic ... an intricate plot that spans the Second World War and its aftermath. There are spies, American heiresses, Russian gangsters and do-good boys from the East End whose overlapping stories paint a remarkable, and at times heartwrenching, vision of humanity at that time.' (The Bookseller)