Fall of Giants is a historical novel by Welsh-born author Ken Follett. It is the first in the Century Trilogy, and follows five interrelated families throughout the course of the 20th century. The first book covers notable events such as World War I, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for women’s suffrage. The sequel Winter of the World covers World War IIand was published on September 18, 2012. The third book, Edge of Eternity, covers the Cold War and was published in 2014.