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review Stone's Fall 103 õ ❮Reading❯ ➹ Stone's Fall ➱ Author Iain Pears – Berkingmad.co.uk In his most dazzling novel since the groundbreaking New York Times bestseller An Instance of the Fingerpost Iain Pears tells the story of John Stone financier and arms dealer a man so wealthy that in In his most dazzling novel since the groundbReading Stone's Fall Author Iain Pears Berkingmad.co.uk In his most dazzling novel since the groundbreaking New York Times bestseller An Instance of the Fingerpost Iain Pears tells the story of John Stone financier and arms dealer a man so wealthy that in In his most dazzling novel since the groundbreaking New York Times bestseller An Instance of the Fingerpost Iain Pears tells the story of John Stone.

Stone's FallFinancier and arms dealer a man so wealthy that in the years before World War One he was able to manipulate markets industries and indeed entire countries and continentsA panoramic novel with a riveting mystery at its heart Stone’s Fall is a uest to discover how and why John Stone dies falling out of a window at his London homeChronologically it moves backwards–from London in to Paris in and finally to Venice in – and in the process th.

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Stone's Fall ↠ Financier and arms dealer a man so wealthy that in the years before World War One he was able to manipulate markets industries and indeed entire countries and continentsA panoramic novel with a riveting mystery at its heart Stone’s Fall is a uest to discover how and why John Stone dies falling out of a window at his London homeChronologically it moves backwards–from London in to Paris in and finally to Venice in – and in the process th. review ´ eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ Iain Pears

review Stone's Fall 103 Iain Pears is an English art historian novelist and journalist He was educated at Warwick School Warwick Wadham College and Wolfson College Oxford Before writing he worked as a reporter for the BBC Channel UK and ZDF Germany and correspondent for Reuters from to in Italy France UK and US In he became a Getty Fellow in the Arts and Humanities at Yale University His.

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Iain Pears ´ 3 download E uest to uncover the truth plays out against the backdrop of the evolution of high stakes international finance Europe’s first great age of espionage and the start of the twentieth century’s arms raceLike Fingerpost Stone’s Fall is an intricately plotted and richly satisfying puzzle–an erudite work of history and fiction that feels utterly true and oddly timely–and marks the triumphant return of one of the world’s great storyteller.

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  • Laura

    review Stone's Fall 103 Stone's FallWell all you Iain Pears fans can relax he's written a terrific book again I say this as an Iain Pears fan who had to throw The Dream of Scipio against the wall with great forceAs in An Instance of the Fingerpost Pears uses multiple narrators to tell the story of financier John Stone's death after a fall out a window The multiple narrators in turn narrate stories taking place in different eras each illuminating the mystery at the heart of it all who killed John Stone and why The story begins in 1953 Paris; continues in 1909 London; goes back to Paris this time in 1890; continues in 1867 Venice; and finally takes us back to London 1909 Yes I know


  • Lars Jerlach

    review Stone's Fall 103 Stone's FallThe central uestion in Stone’s Fall is fairly simple How and why did the powerful and extremely wealthy industrialist John Stone fall to his death from an opened window of his London homeTo find the answer to that uestion the intriguing but rather slow moving story is told by three different narrators in three separate parts London 1909 Paris 1890 and Venice 1869 and travels back in time to tell the story backwards a narrative method I found particularly re


  • Jon

    review Stone's Fall 103 Stone's FallThis is a very long novel I'd guess nearly 300000 words and as the official blurb says it is ingenious and intricately plotted But I think it could have been just as ingenious and intricate at about half the length I was hoping it would be as good as An Instance of the Fingerpost but I was disappointed Like that one it is divided into sections each with a different narrator; but in this case the narrators all sound pretty


  • Paul

    review Stone's Fall 103 Stone's FallA uite decent historical thriller with lots of twists and turns plot devices galore red herrings political machinations high finances boys own spy


  • Emily

    review Stone's Fall 103 Stone's FallThis novel got steadily better as I read it it's shaped like a Klein bottle The first section which takes place in London in 1910 is worth three stars


  • K

    review Stone's Fall 103 Stone's FallSolid four star read Really and trulyI hesitate to use the word Dickensian because I was never a Dickens fan but that's the word that comes to mind for me and I do mean it in a positive way A long twisty narrative full of larger than life characters who are intertwined in all sorts of unexpected ways I can only compare it to Dickens But where Dickens wrote like he was paid by the word this book though arguably too long never felt tedious Or usually didn't anyway I wasn't always engaged by the financial and business aspects of the storyline though I did appreciate their appeal for someone fascinated by that stuff than this reader but that didn't stop me from eagerly devouring all 600 odd pages I found myself fascinated by the characters and plot twists despite my needing to suspend disbelief at times And I loved the way the story was told backwards heightening the suspense and drama of the gradual revelations Aaahh It wa


  • Matt Brady

    review Stone's Fall 103 Stone's FallGoddammit this is twice now that Iain Pears has done this to me I get maybe a uarter to a third of the way into his book and


  • Laura

    review Stone's Fall 103 Stone's Fall45 stars I really enjoyed this book my first by Iain Pears I love his humor and that he writes with depth Don't plan to fly through this one It takes patience and I found myself having to reread parts or just wanting to reread to get a better flavor for the story or to laugh again at a funny line I love the way the author decided to tell this story He starts in the present after a mysterious death has occurred and then part two goes back in time after a change in narrator Part three goes back even further after yet another change in the narration It was a little confusing at times but I trusted my pilot at that point and held on to my armrests an


  • Jane

    review Stone's Fall 103 Stone's FallThe central uestion is simple How and why did the wealthy and powerful industrialist John Stone come to fall to his death from the window of his London home The answer is anything butFirst there is a prologue set in Paris in 1953 Two men meet after a funeral It is short and simple but it sets the tone beautifully and provides a firm basis that will hold together what is to comeAnd then the story travels back in time to London in 1909 to Paris in 1890 and fina


  • Teresa Lukey

    review Stone's Fall 103 Stone's FallThis book was really hard for me to stick with It's told in a way that is mostly back story and I found myself thinking can we please just get to the point Unfortunately the point does not come until the end but it will shock you I found myself exclaiming oh my godThe story is centered around the life of John Stone who falls to his death from his library window In his will he indicates he has an