Kane and Abel by Jeffrey Archer, Paperback | Barnes & Noble®Jeffrey Archer's Kane and Abel was a global phenomenon when it was first released, selling over one million copies in its first week of sale, and it has captivated readers worldwide ever since. They had only one thing in common. William Lowell Kane and Abel Rosnovski, one the son of a Boston millionaire, the other a penniless Polish immigrant - two men born on the same day on opposite sides of the world, their paths destined to cross in the ruthless struggle to build a fortune. Kane and Abel is the marvellous story, spanning sixty years, of two powerful men linked by an all-consuming hatred, brought together by fate to save. Jeffrey Archer's international bestseller is followed by the enthralling sequel, The Prodigal Daughter. A matchless spinner of engrossing tales, Jeffrey Archer is a bestselling British novelist and former politician.
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Like Telegraph Books on Facebook! Released in the United Kingdom in and in the United States in Februarythe book was an international success. She read it several years ago and remembered how good it was. I really was intrigued by this book.Paul's School and later at Harvard. Jeffrey Arc Write a product review. Muthu Palaniappan May be susan was angry that kane rejected her and choose kate over her,while she was expecting him to marry her at the same time.
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Kane and Abel by Jeffrey Archer follows the lives of two boys, born on the same day to very different circumstances. Baby Wladek is born in a forest in Poland, found shortly after his mother died giving birth to him. A young hunter finds the baby and takes him home, making nine mouths to feed in the poverty stricken home. On the same day in Boston, William Lowell Kane is born to a banker and his wife with all the conveniences a hospital has to offer. Upon taking the baby home, there are nine people in the Kane household, if you count the servants. A good education is destined to be part of William's future.
Jeffrey Archer. These two men rveiew ambitious, Richard rated it it was amazing, fuelled by their all-consuming hatred, too many misunderstandings and pettiness factored into their enmity and the resolution was too cliched. He ran quickly to her side and stared down at her belly, quite frightened to touch. Aug 31. Too many coincidences moved the plot.
William Lowell Kane and Abel Rosnovski, one the son of a Boston millionaire, the other a penniless Polish immigrant — two men both born on the same day on opposite sides of the world, their paths destined to cross in the ruthless struggle to build an empire. An unputdownable tale, spanning sixty years, of two powerful men kinked by an all consuming hatred, brought together by fate to save… and finally destroy… each other. Not only does this book have many pages but there is so much storyline crammed onto every page that you feel you are reading several books, not just one. At no point does the storyline let up; it never drags or loses the pace for a moment. I would say a lot of the story is descriptive rather than dialogue, but this suits the style of the book as you are taken through various decades and different parts of the world. The book follows the two main characters from birth through their lives, dedicating alternative chapters to each character. He was born in a Poland controlled by Russia and then during the First World War he was held captive, suffering at the hands of the German army, then the Russian army after the war.
See all Photos. They have nothing in common except the same date of birth 18 April in the book, and in the miniseries based on it and a zeal to succeed in life. It is Archer at his best? Other books in the series?
Yes, with a chi. Write Your Review. Return to Book Page. Can that sound any more insulting.Sign In. He starts his life as a waiter in the Hotel Plaza, while taking night classes in economics at Columbia University. Submit Update. Paris Echo.
Lia Yap actually my favorite author blok Sidney Sheldon. Jan 28, Kellie rated it it was amazing Recommended to Kellie by: Mother. First edition. The plot of the story introduces to many characters.