A Place Called Freedom
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. 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 . . .
ISBN 9781509864300Category FictionSubcategory Historical Fiction
Publisher Pan Macmillan UKImprint PanPublished 30/05/2019
Format B FormatBinding PaperbackPage extent 576
Ken Follett was twenty-seven when he wrote Eye of the Needle, an award-winning... »
 
 
 
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