Product Description Review Praise for The Pillars of the Earth "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 "Follett is a master." —The Washington Post "A towering tale . . . a ripping read. . . . There's murder arson treachery torture love and lust." —The New York Daily News "Ken Follett takes a giant step." —San Francisco Chronicle "With this book Follett risks all and comes out a clear winner . . . a historical novel of gripping readability authentic atmosphere and memorable characterization. Beginning with a mystery that casts its shadow the narrative is a seesaw of tension suspense impeccable pacing . . . action intrigue violence passion greed bravery dedication revenge and love. A love that entertains instructs and satisfies on a grand scale." —Publishers Weekly "An extraordinary epic buttressed by suspense . . . a mystifying puzzle involving the execution of an innocent man . . . the erection of a magnificent cathedral . . . romance rivalry and spectacle. A monumental masterpiece . . . a towering triumph from a major talent." —Booklist From the Trade Paperback edition. About the Author Ken Follett burst into the book world with Eye of the Needle an award-winning thriller and international bestseller. After several more successful thrillers he surprised everyone with The Pillars of the Earth and its long-awaited sequel World Without End a national and international bestseller. Follett’s new magnificent historical epic the Century Trilogy includes the bestselling Fall of Giants Winter of the World and Edge of Eternity . He lives in England with his wife Barbara. From the Trade Paperback edition. See all Product Description
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