Powerful characters and a plot brimming with sexual tension distinguish Follett's best-selling novel, A Dangerous Fortune-a dynastic saga with all the energy and emotion of his internationally-acclaimed thrillers. The deception began with a drowning incident at Windfield School, an exclusive boys' school in Victorian England. Several young men, all from wealthy families, and all witnesses to the unfortunate moment are irrevocably bound by fear and distrust. For Micky Miranda, the blackmailing son of a South American political powerhouse, and Edward Pilaster, heir to the mighty Pilaster banking empire, the incident solidifies a friendship based on deceit and depravity that lasts for decades.
by Ken Follett
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"Ken Follett is a matchless storyteller, and this story is tailor-made for audio. With the selection of Michael Page as narrator, the result is choice. Dangerous Fortune is the saga of an English banking family. It follows the Pilaster clan through a generation in the second half of the nineteenth century. There are multiple characters of all ages. Page's British articulation differentiates each voice, displaying a wide range, from English-speaking South Americans to Londoners of all classes. Augusta, the treacherous matriarch, comes across particularly well. With Follett teamed up with Page, you can't stop listening. D.W.K. Winner of AUDIOFILE Earphones Award (c)AudioFile, Portland, Maine"
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