"COMPELLING."--San Francisco Chronicle
Sentenced to a life of misery in the brutal coal mines of Scotland, twenty-one-year-old Mack McAsh hungers for escape. His only ally: the beautiful, highborn Lizzie Hallim, who is trapped in her own kind of hell. Two restless young people, separated by politics and position, bound by their passionate search for a place called freedom. . . .
"QUICK-PACED."--New York Daily News
From the teeming streets of London to the infernal hold of a slave ship headed for the American colonies to a sprawling Virginia plantation, Ken Follett thrills us with this magnificent tale of love and liberty. Set in 1766 against an era ripe with riot and revolution, his turbulent, unforgettable novel brings together a vivid cast of heroes and villains, lovers and rebels, hypocrites and hell-raisers--strong-willed men and women propelled by destiny toward an epic struggle and a perilous climax that will change their lives forever. . . .
"AN ALTOGETHER ENTERTAINING READING EXPERIENCE."--Minneapolis Star Tribune
"Follett's eye for the historical details of Scotland, London and the New World is remarkable."--Atlanta Journal & Constitution
"An undeniably satisfying gallop."--Kirkus Reviews...Continua
Il libro è piacevole e la storia interessante. Mi ha ricordato parecchio il film "Cuori ribelli" con Tom Cruise e Nicole Kidman.
bellissimo.. a livello dei pilastri della terra
Most of Follett's books are 5 stars and this one is part of them. Once you've read one Follett, you want to read them all. Don't worry, this is normal. He's one of the best fiction (non fiction too as you'll see later) writer in the world. This one book is about slavery in Scotland and freedom in America in the eighteen century....Continua