Kane & Abel
The book is out now in paperback, and also in the UK as a special commemorative hardback edition. Born on the same day near the turn of the century on opposite sides of the world, both men are brought together by fate and the quest of a dream. These two men — ambitious, powerful, ruthless — are locked in a relentless struggle to build an empire, fuelled by their all-consuming hatred. Over 60 years and three generations, through war, marriage, fortune, and disaster, Kane and Abel battle for the success and triumph that only one man can have. About the book Born on the same day near the turn of the century on opposite sides of the world, both men are brought together by fate and the quest of a dream.
Kane and Abel is a novel by British author Jeffrey Archer. Released in the United Kingdom in and in the United States in February , the book was an international success. It reached No. The book tells the stories of two men born worlds apart. They have nothing in common except the same date of birth 18 April in the book, and in the miniseries based on it and a zeal to succeed in life. William follows the steps of his father, Richard Kane, to become a successful banker. William displays extraordinary discipline and intelligence as a young man at St.