Stone's Fall

  • by Iain Pears
  • Narrated by Gareth Armstrong, Daniel Coonan, Jonathan Keeble
  • 25 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

This is the story of John Stone, financier and armaments manufacturer, a man so wealthy that in the years before World War I he was able to manipulate markets, industries, and indeed whole countries and continents.A panoramic novel with a riveting mystery at its heart, Stoneï¿¿ï¿¿s Fall is a quest to discover how and why John Stone dies, falling out of a window at his London home. Chronologically, it goes backwards, and Stone's character deepens as the book progresses. Here is a love story and a murder mystery, set against the backdrop of the evolution of high-stakes international finance, Europe's first great age of espionage, and the start of the 20th century's arms race.

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Woven Tapestry

This is a very good listen for it explores the plot from a variety of veiwpoints. Complex but not complicated, elegant but not fluffy. Am on my third listen and still it holds the attention.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-23-2009
  • Publisher: ISIS Audio Books