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Overview of Winter of the World and the 'Century' trilogy 2 Now, in Winter of the World, he plunges his vivid characters into the equally. [PDF] Download Winter of the World (The Century Trilogy Book 2) Pdf Click button below to download or read this book. Description Winter of. Winter of the world. byKen Follett. Publication date For print-disabled users. Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability. Find out more about OverDrive accounts. We want your feedback! Click here. Subjects Fiction Historical Fiction. The reader will probably wish there was a thousand more pages. Carla von Ulrich, born of German and English parents, finds her life engulfed by the Nazi tide until daring to commit a deed of great courage and heartbreak. American brothers Woody and Chuck Dewar, each with a secret, take separate paths to momentous events, one in Washington, the other in the bloody jungles of the Pacific. English student Lloyd Williams discovers in the crucible of the Spanish Civil War that he must fight Communism just as hard as Fascism. Daisy Peshkov, a driven social climber, cares only for popularity and the fast set until war transforms her life, while her cousin Volodya carves out a position in Soviet intelligence that will affect not only this war but also the war to come. Fiction Historical Fiction. Publication Details Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group Imprint: Penguin Books Publication Date:

Carla is raped by five Red Army soldiers during the fall of Berlin , and later gives birth to a son that she raises with her husband, Werner Franck and her mother.

She also adopts a fourteen-year-old Jewish girl named Rebecca, after saving her from being raped by the same Red Army soldiers. Erik von Ulrich- Carla's older brother, he is much more narrow-minded and less liberal than his sister and parents.

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Erik is initially a firm supporter of the Nazi regime and serves in the German Army as a medical orderly in the invasions of France and Russia. However, when he witnesses the massacre of Jewish civilians by the SS , he has a change of heart. Captured during the Battle of Berlin, Erik later becomes a die-hard supporter of communism , much to his mother and sister's dismay.

Thomas Macke- a sadistic, ambitious member of the Gestapo. A fanatical Nazi, Macke gains ownership of a restaurant owned by Walter von Ulrich's cousin Robert by threatening to persecute Robert for his homosexuality.

He later orders the murder of Carla and Erik's father and nearly manages to uncover the German Resistance circuit run by Carla and her boyfriend Werner. When Macke is injured during a bombing, Werner smothers him to death in the hospital where Carla works.

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Lloyd was a student at Cambridge University alongside his unknowing half-brother, Viscount 'Boy' Fitzherbert.

Lloyd falls in love with Daisy early in the story, though she doesn't reciprocate it until later. When she is rejected by New York high society due to her father's reputation, she romances and later marries Viscount 'Boy' Fitzherbert in England.

However, their relationship soon breaks down due to his infidelities and her growing attraction to Lloyd Williams. Daisy drives an ambulance during the Blitz and becomes close friends with Lloyd's mother Ethel.

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After Boy is killed when his plane is shot down, Daisy remarries to Lloyd and starts a family with him after the war. A former student at Harvard , Greg is very much his father's son in his initiative, ambition and womanizing habits. He quickly rises amid the bureaucracy of Washington D.

An intelligence officer for the Red Army , Vladimir is the handler for several Soviet espionage cells in Germany and the U. S, including that of Carla and Werner. He fights in the Spanish Civil War and in the Battle of Moscow , and later manages to obtain covert intelligence on U.

Over time, Vladimir becomes increasingly uncertain in his devotion to communism as he witnesses the brutal measures taken by Stalin. Vladimir romances a beautiful physicist named Zoya and later marries and starts a family with her after the war.

Woody Dewar- The son of U. The first book covers notable events such as World War I , the Russian Revolution , and the struggle for women's suffrage. The third book, Edge of Eternity , covers the Cold War and was published in Plot summary[ edit ] The novel begins with the thirteen-year-old Billy Williams, nicknamed 'Billy With Jesus', going to work his first day in the coal mine underneath the fictional Welsh town of Aberowen in Three years later, the main story begins.

Edward "Fitz" Fitzherbert, Earl Fitzherbert, who maintains a country estate in Aberowen and licenses the land on which the coal mine is built, hosts a party for many powerful people around the world.

His guests include: Lady Maud Fitzherbert, Fitz's sister, who is far more liberal than her conservative brother. Walter von Ulrich, a German nobleman and a former schoolmate of Fitz's. He and Maud begin at the party to act on the mutual attraction they have felt for years. Bea Fitzherbert, Fitz's wife, a Russian Princess.

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Mary of Teck , wife of King George V. Major characters introduced after the party include Grigori and Lev Peshkov, two Russian orphans who work in a locomotive factory and have personal reasons to hold a grudge against Princess Bea and the rest of the Russian royal family.

Grigori and Lev's father was executed by Bea's aristocratic family for alleged improper grazing of cattle on Bea's family's land. The overall theme of the novel revolves around common people trying, and many times succeeding, in throwing off the yokes so often placed on them by a society largely focused on Britain and Russia dominated by the landed aristocracy.