The Pillars of the Earth Deluxe Edition (Oprah #60)

By Ken Follett
(NAL Trade, Paperback, 9780451225245, 973pp.)

Publication Date: November 14, 2007

Shop Local
Enter your zip code below to find indies closest to you.

Go


Description

The spellbinding epic set in twelfth-century England, The Pillars of the Earth tells the story of the lives entwined in the building of the greatest Gothic cathedral the world has ever known—and a struggle between good and evil that will turn church against state, and brother against brother.




Conversation Starters from ReadingGroupChoices.com

CONVERSATION STARTERS

  1. Ken Follett has said: "When I started to look at cathedrals, I wondered: Who built them, and why? The book is my answer to that question." Why do you think the great medieval cathedrals were built?
    Some things to think about:
    How does the building of the cathedral satisfy the ambitions of the main characters – Tom Builder, Prior Philip, Aliena, and Jack? How does it affect the lives of other important characters in the story?




Praise For The Pillars of the Earth Deluxe Edition (Oprah #60)

“A novel of majesty and power.”—Chicago Sun-Times

Indie Bookstore Finder

Indie Bestsellers

We Were Liars
E. Lockhart
Delacorte Press
Americanah
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Anchor
The Bees
Laline Paull
Ecco Press
All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr
Scribner Book Company

Make Your Own Wishlist








Update Profile