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Ken Follett had long been a staple of the bestseller lists for his novels of intrigue and espionage. Then came "The Pillars of the Earth," a grand novel of epic storytelling that readers and critics quickly hailed as his crowning achievement. Now, "The Pillars of the Earth" is available for the first time to a new audience of readers, in this attractive new trade paperback edition. In 12th-century England, the building of a mighty Gothic cathedral signals the dawn of a new age. This majestic creation will bond clergy and kings, knights and peasants together in a story of toil, faith, ambition and rivalry. A sweeping tale of the turbulent middle ages, "The Pillars of the Earth" is a masterpiece from one of the world's most popular authors. "A novel of majesty and power...Will hold you, fascinate you, surround you." -- "Chicago Sun-Times" "A towering tale...There's murder, arson, treachery, torture, love, and lust...A good time can be had by all." -- "New York Daily News" "Touches all human emotions...truly a novel to get lost in." -- "Cosmopolitan"

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Set in the turbulent times of 12th century England where civil war, famine, religious strife and battles over royal succession tore lives and families apart, The Pillars of the Earth tells the story of the building of a magnificent cathedral.

Against this richly imagined backdrop, filled with intrigue and treachery, Ken Follett draws the reader irresistibly into a wonderful epic of family drama, violent conflict and unswerving ambition. From humble stonemason to imperious monarch, the dreams, labours and loves of his characters come vividly to life. The Pillars of the Earth is, without doubt, a masterpiece - and has proved to be one of the most popular books of our time.

'This mammoth tale seems to touch all human emotion - love and hate, loyalty and treachery, hope and despair. This is truly a novel to get lost in' Cosmopolitan

'A highly enjoyable tale . . . this book evokes its period brilliantly' Sunday Times

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Book Description Penguin Putnam Inc, United States, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reissue. 175 x 107 mm. Language: English Brand New Book. Ken Follett had long been a staple of the bestseller lists for his novels of intrigue and espionage. Then came The Pillars of the Earth, a grand novel of epic storytelling that readers and critics quickly hailed as his crowning achievement. Now, The Pillars of the Earth is available for the first time to a new audience of readers, in this attractive new trade paperback edition. In 12th-century England, the building of a mighty Gothic cathedral signals the dawn of a new age. This majestic creation will bond clergy and kings, knights and peasants together in a story of toil, faith, ambition and rivalry. A sweeping tale of the turbulent middle ages, The Pillars of the Earth is a masterpiece from one of the world s most popular authors. A novel of majesty and power.Will hold you, fascinate you, surround you. -- Chicago Sun-Times A towering tale.There s murder, arson, treachery, torture, love, and lust.A good time can be had by all. -- New York Daily News Touches all human emotions.truly a novel to get lost in. -- Cosmopolitan. Bookseller Inventory # LIB9780451166890

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Book Description Penguin Putnam Inc, United States, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reissue. 175 x 107 mm. Language: English Brand New Book. Ken Follett had long been a staple of the bestseller lists for his novels of intrigue and espionage. Then came The Pillars of the Earth, a grand novel of epic storytelling that readers and critics quickly hailed as his crowning achievement. Now, The Pillars of the Earth is available for the first time to a new audience of readers, in this attractive new trade paperback edition. In 12th-century England, the building of a mighty Gothic cathedral signals the dawn of a new age. This majestic creation will bond clergy and kings, knights and peasants together in a story of toil, faith, ambition and rivalry. A sweeping tale of the turbulent middle ages, The Pillars of the Earth is a masterpiece from one of the world s most popular authors. A novel of majesty and power.Will hold you, fascinate you, surround you. -- Chicago Sun-Times A towering tale.There s murder, arson, treachery, torture, love, and lust.A good time can be had by all. -- New York Daily News Touches all human emotions.truly a novel to get lost in. -- Cosmopolitan. Bookseller Inventory # LIB9780451166890

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Book Description 2007. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. 107mm x 37mm x 177mm. Mass Market Paperback. View our Ken Follett feature page.Learn more about "The Pillars of the Earth" miniseries on Starz. A departure for the bestselling thriller writer, this historical epic?a.Shipping may be from our UK, US or Australian warehouse depending on stock availability. 983 pages. 0.440. Bookseller Inventory # 9780451166890

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Book Description Penguin LCC US Aug 1990, 1990. Taschenbuch. Book Condition: Neu. 175x108x45 mm. Neuware - Im mittelalterlichen England spielt dieser historische Roman. Erzählt wird die Geschichte von Tom Builder, einem Steinmetz, der davon träumt, eine Kathedrale zu bauen. Es herrschen jedoch Krieg und bittere Armut im Land. Nach dem Tod seiner Frau trifft Tom auf die geheimnisvolle Ellen, die verstoßen und rechtlos mit ihrem Sohn Jack in den Wäldern lebt und die seine Gefährtin wird. Nachdem schließlich unter einem neuen König, Heinrich II., Frieden im Land einkehrt, gelingt es Tom mit Hilfe von Jack, seine Pläne doch noch zu verwirklichen. View our Ken Follett feature page. 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 982 pp. Englisch. Bookseller Inventory # 9780451166890

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Book Description Book Condition: New. Publisher/Verlag: Signet, London | "The Pillars of the Earth" tells the story of Philip, prior of Kingsbridge, a devout and resourceful monk driven to build the greatest Gothic cathedral the world has known; of Tom, the mason who becomes his architect - a man divided in his soul; of the beautiful, elusive Lady Aliena, haunted by a secret shame; and of a struggle between good and evil that will turn church against state, and brother against brother. A spellbinding epic tale of ambition, anarchy, and absolute power set against the sprawling medieval canvas of twelfth-century England, this is Ken Follett's historical masterpiece. | Im mittelalterlichen England spielt dieser historische Roman. Erzählt wird die Geschichte von Tom Builder, einem Steinmetz, der davon träumt, eine Kathedrale zu bauen. Es herrschen jedoch Krieg und bittere Armut im Land. Nach dem Tod seiner Frau trifft Tom auf die geheimnisvolle Ellen, die verstoßen und rechtlos mit ihrem Sohn Jack in den Wäldern lebt und die seine Gefährtin wird. Nachdem schließlich unter einem neuen König, Heinrich II., Frieden im Land einkehrt, gelingt es Tom mit Hilfe von Jack, seine Pläne doch noch zu verwirklichen. View our Ken Follett feature page. 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 | Format: Paperback | Language/Sprache: english | 474 gr | 175x109x36 mm | 991 pp. Bookseller Inventory # K9780451166890

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