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The Pillars of the Earth - Ken Follett

The Pillars of the Earth

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Published: 1st September 2007
For Ages: 18+ years old
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As a new age dawns in England's twelfth century, the building of a mighty Gothic cathedral sets the stage for a story of intrigue and power, revenge and betrayal.

About The Author

Known around the world for his string of smash-hit spy thrillers touched off by 1978 s Eye of the Needle, Ken Follett s taut tales -- spiked with more than a dash of sex appeal -- have earned this author (and sometime blues guitarist) a reputation as a master of international intrigue.

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5.0

fabulous read - waiting for the sequel

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  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Engaging Characters
  • Page Turner
  • Suspenseful
  • Well Written

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    EVERYTHING is great about this book

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    4.0

    Historical English fiction Great Read.

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    • Engaging Characters
    • Page Turner
    • Suspenseful
    • Well Written

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      Comments about The Pillars of the Earth:

      prompt delivery book in excellent condition.

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      Enormous and brilliant a great epic tale crammed with characters unbelievably alive across the great gulf of centuries touches all human emotion love and hate, loyalty and treachery, hope and despair. See for yourself. This is truly a novel to get lost in. Cosmopolitan Wonderful will hold you, fascinate you, surround you. Chicago Sun-Times An extraordinary epic buttressed by suspense a monumental masterpiece A towering triumph from a major talent. Booklist A seesaw of tension .A novel that entertains, instructs, and satisfies on a grand scale Publishers Weekly"

      Ken Follett

      Ken Follett was only twenty-seven when he wrote The Eye of the Needle, the award-winning novel which became an international bestseller and a distinguished film. Before that he had been a newspaper reporter and a publishing executive after studying philosophy at University College, London. He has since written eleven equally successful novels and the non-fiction bestseller On Wings of Eagles. He lives with his family in London and Hertfordshire.

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      ISBN: 9780451166890
      ISBN-10: 0451166892
      Audience: General
      For Ages: 18+ years old
      Format: Paperback
      Language: English
      Number Of Pages: 992
      Published: 1st September 2007
      Country of Publication: US
      Dimensions (cm): 18.0 x 11.0  x 1.3
      Weight (kg): 0.43