Heads You Win is the fantastic and thrilling novel by the master storyteller and bestselling creator of the Clifton Chronicles and Kane and Abel, Jeffrey Archer.
Leningrad, Russia, 1968.
From an early age it is clear that Alexander Karpenko is destined to lead his countrymen. But when his father is assassinated by the KGB for defying the state, Alexander and his mother should escape Russia if they hope to live to tell the tale. At the docks, they’ve an irreversible choice: board a container ship bound for The us or one bound for Great Britain. Alexander leaves the choice to a toss of a coin . . .
In a single moment, a double twist decides Alexander’s future. All the way through an epic tale, spanning two continents and thirty years, we follow Alexander through triumph and defeat as he sets out on parallel lives, as Alex in New York and Sasha in London. As this unique story unfolds, both come to realize that to find their destiny they should face the past they left in the back of as Alexander in Russia.
With a final twist in order to shock even his most ardent fans, this is international number one bestseller Jeffrey Archer’s most ambitious and creative work since Kane and Abel.