A Dangerous Fortune (Ebook epub) by Ken Follett


  • Hardcover
  • 511
  • A Dangerous Fortune
  • Ken Follett
  • Italian
  • 10 October 2019
  • 9788804374671

10 thoughts on “A Dangerous Fortune

  1. says:

    I love a female villain and this one is so machiavelic so devious so smart and coldA Dangerous Fortune which is one of Follett's earlier books takes place in the mid 1800's in England A tragedy takes place at a boarding school when a student mysteriously drowns This is the beginning of years of treachery that impacts the lives of so many people There's greed lust and murderwhat could be better? This is an old

  2. says:

    Yes this book is somewhat predictable and serves less as a mystery novel and as a historical dramaromance but I m

  3. says:

    Things you can count on in a Follett bookA strong male protagonist who everyone else is determined to make failA strong female protagonist who acts in ways women of their time period just do not act and doesn't give a damn

  4. says:

    I would read Follett just for his intriguing dialogue

  5. says:

    Review of the audiobook narrated by Michael PageThis is my fourth book by Ken Follett and I can't help but notice

  6. says:

    Follett's definitely got a formula and here he follows it true to form Unfortunately I thought it fell short compared to the others I've read like Fall of Giants A Placed Called Freedom and especially Pillars of the Earth The good people are good and prescient and precocious the bad people are petty vindictive and rotte

  7. says:

    35 starsKen Follett really knows how to tell a storyhe knows his characters and his history and weaves the two together in a very enjoyable wayThis is set in 1860's 1890's in England and follows the upsdowns of a family who ownrun a bankPositives great story telling I couldn't wait to find out what happened next with plenty of interesting characters and plots to keep you interestedNegatives some repetition and stereotypi

  8. says:

    Ken Follett has long been a favorite author of mine We tend to snap his books up as soon as they hit the shelves

  9. says:

    Impressive Ken Follett novel almost an epic 568 pp about the interplay between two 19th Century London banking families and the lower orders who want to become part of them The Methodist Pilasters are uite conse

  10. says:

    Copied from a testimonial Good thrillers are like elegant geometrical proofs Their drama lies not in their ultim

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A Dangerous Fortune

Hieri consumata dall'ambizione e dalla cupidigia Un romanzo ambientato nell'Inghilterra vittoriana nel uale l'autore descrive una dura guerra economica combattuta a colpi di delitti ricatti e torbide passioni a. Follett s definitely got a formula and here he follows it true to form Unfortunately I thought it fell short compared to the others I ve read like Fall of Giants A Placed Called Freedom and especially Pillars of the Earth The good people are good and prescient and precocious the bad people are petty vindictive and rotten and thencrazy shit happensIt s a formula but he does it wellHowever the characters didn t live up to their WTF potential and the ending as hilariously bugfuck as it was couldn t really offset the mehness of Hugh Pilaster and Maisie Robinson I wasn t feeling the feelz for these mixed up tragic kids like I have for others in Follett s oeuvre And the villainess Augusta Pilaster really really needed a tawdry comeuppance than what she got It kind of fizzled out and ended with a whimper rather than the insane crackfest that was reuired and which I know my Kenny boy is capable ofI have not lost faith in my Ken Merely a bump in the road I remain loyal and smugly anticipacious of future WTFery

SUMMARY ´ YOUBANG.ME ↠ Ken Follett

Bitanti la osservano nell'arco di tre secoli a partire dal Settecento I diversi brani tracciano la mappa geografica e sociale completa di un intero paese scardinando molti luoghi comuni che ancora oggi resiston. Impressive Ken Follett novel almost an epic 568 pp about the interplay between two 19th Century London banking families and the lower orders who want to become part of them The Methodist Pilasters are uite conservative the Jewish Greenbournes even so Serving as spoilers are wicked school chum Miguel Mickey Miranda and the Pilasters own Aunt Augusta Along with descriptions of aristocratic parties and decadent bordellos there s enough soap opera to keep the pages flying Not the usual Follett espionage novel but satisfying nonetheless

CHARACTERS A Dangerous Fortune

La misteriosa morte di un giovane studente erede di un cospicuo patrimonio mette in moto una spirale di intrighi e vendette destinata a durare più di vent'anni e nella uale viene coinvolta una dinastia di banc. I love a female villain and this one is so machiavelic so devious so smart and coldA Dangerous Fortune which is one of Follett s earlier books takes place in the mid 1800 s in England A tragedy takes place at a boarding school when a student mysteriously drowns This is the beginning of years of treachery that impacts the lives of so many people There s greed lust and murderwhat could be better This is an old fashion family saga that grabs you from the very beginning and keeps your attention until the very last page I m giving a 5 star rating because this book does everything a good book should it was entertaining and provided hours of pleasure I simply couldn t put it down Reading a Ken Follett book is like turning a cold iron to the cotton setting It may take a while to heat up but once it does you can expect things to get dangerously hot And by hot I mean goooood readingKen Follett s books are long and have very multi layered plots They are not for readers looking for instant gratification as they are not fast reads However they are SO worth the time invested The plot twists are unparalleled geniusThere s nothing I love than a book that surprises me and Follett does that every time I love how his bad guys get justice in the end just not in the way you would expect His good guys always get what they deserve but often not for many years I really enjoy following characters through twenty plus years of their lives


About the Author: Ken Follett

Ken Follett is one of the world’s most successful authors Over 165 million copies of the 31 books he has written have been sold in over 80 countries and in 33 languages Born on June 5th 1949 in Cardiff Wales the son of a tax inspector Ken was educated at state schools and went on to graduate from University College London with an Honours degree in Philosophy – later to be made a Fellow of