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Place Called Freedom

Author: Ken Follett  

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An idealistic young coal miner seeks a new life in London. But his adventure takes an unexpected turn in this transatlantic historical novel.

An idealistic young coal miner seeks a new life in London. But his adventure takes an unexpected turn in this transatlantic historical novel.
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An idealistic young coal miner seeks a new life in London. But his adventure takes an unexpected turn in this transatlantic historical novel.

An idealistic young coal miner seeks a new life in London. But his adventure takes an unexpected turn in this transatlantic historical novel.

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Set in an era of turbulent social changes, A Place Called Freedom is a magnificent novel from the undisputed master of suspense and drama, Ken Follett.

A Life of Poverty Scotland, 1767. Mack McAsh is a slave by birth, destined for a cruel and harsh life as a miner. But as a man of principles and courage, he has the strength to stand up for what he believes in, only to be labelled as a rebel and enemy of the state.

A Life of Wealth Life feels just as constrained for rebellious Lizzie Hallim, as she struggles with the less cruel circumstances of wealth and privilege. Fiercely independent, she is engaged to a man she doesn't care for, a landlord's son and heir to an exploitative business empire.

A Search for Freedom Lizzie finds herself helping Mack after he becomes a fugitive. Separated by class but bound by their yearning for freedom, they escape to London. True freedom, though, lies further afield, in a new life that awaits across the Atlantic Ocean . . .

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Critic Reviews

“Compelling”

A compulsive, sweeping adventure Today Compelling San Francisco Chronicle Gripping . . . a very entertaining tale Chicago Tribune

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About the Author

Ken Follett was twenty-seven when he wrote Eye of the Needle, an award-winning thriller that became an international bestseller. He then surprised everyone with The Pillars of the Earth, about the building of a cathedral in the Middle Ages, which continues to captivate millions of readers all over the world and its long-awaited sequel, World Without End, was a number one bestseller in the US, UK and Europe and was followed by the third novel in the Kingsbridge series A Column of Fire. He has written the bestselling Century trilogy, which comprises Fall of Giants, Winter of the World and Edge of Eternity.

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Product Details

Publisher
Pan Macmillan | Pan Books
Published
30th May 2019
Pages
592
ISBN
9781509864300
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