The Pillars of the Earth

The Pillars of the Earth

By Ken Follett

Signet Book, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780451166890, 983pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2007

Description
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Learn more about "The Pillars of the Earth" miniseries on Starz.A departure for the bestselling thriller writer, this historical epic a twelfth-century tale of the building of a mighty Gothic cathedral stunned readers and critics alike with its ambitious scope and gripping humanity.



About the Author
Ken Follett is the author of numerous international bestsellers, including Jackdaws, Hornet Flight, Code to Zero, Triple, Eye of the Needle, Pillars of the Earth, and A Dangerous Fortune. He lives in England.


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
 
“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