Out on 30 May 2019

A Dangerous Fortune

Ken Follett

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30 May 2019
9781509864294
608 pages
Synopsis

Epic in its scale, A Dangerous Fortune tells of the dramatic highs and lows of the wealthy Pilaster family from the bestselling author of The Pillars of the Earth, Ken Follett.

By the 1860s, the Pilasters are one of the world's greatest banking families, with connections that reach from the City of London to far-afield colonies. However, as the family grow ever richer in the shadow of oppression and tragedy, their very future is threatened – by the self-same ambition and greed that first earned them their fortune.

A compulsively readable, enjoyable thriller-cum-saga

Sunday Times

Banks, brothels, and a high body count . . . it's all there

Financial Times

A full-blooded melodrama, complete with moustache-twirling villains, saintly heroes, wronged women, and a lot of plot

Irish Times