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Follett, Ken

Overview
Works: 1,363 works in 7,435 publications in 30 languages and 143,446 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Suspense fiction  War fiction  Spy stories  Domestic fiction  Epic fiction  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author, Producer, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Translator, Contributor, Author of introduction, Scenarist, Other, Conceptor
Classifications: PR6056.O45, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ken Follett
The Pillars of the earth by Ken Follett( Book )

271 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 7,620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prior, a master builder, and their community try to build a cathedral to protect themselves while Stephen and the Empress Maud fight for the crown of England. Set in twelfth-century England, this epic of kings and peasants juxtaposes the building of a magnificent church with the violence and treachery that often characterized the Middle Ages
Fall of giants by Ken Follett( Book )

153 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 5,280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the fate of five interrelated families - American, German, Russian, English, and Welsh - as they move through the dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for women's suffrage
Whiteout by Ken Follett( Book )

146 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 4,768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A missing canister containing a deadly virus forms the centre of a storm that traps Stanley Oxenford, director of a medical research firm, and a violent trio of thugs in a remote house during a Christmas Eve blizzard
The key to Rebecca by Ken Follett( Book )

284 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in 16 languages and held by 4,694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alex Wolff, a master spy, is on a mission to steal British military plans in World War II Cairo, and British officer Major Vandam must thwart him
Jackdaws by Ken Follett( Book )

127 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 4,651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the days before D-Day, SOE agent Felicity "Flick" Clairet must carry out a plan to infiltrate the largest telephone exchange in France. She doesn't know that the Germans are waiting for her
Eye of the needle : a novel by Ken Follett( Book )

160 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 13 languages and held by 4,645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An extraordinary World War II German agent with secret information about the Allied D-Day landing waits at an English lighthouse to be picked up by a submarine and becomes sidetracked by an affair with a paraplegic's wife
Code to zero by Ken Follett( Book )

74 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Top secret information about the United States first satellite launch in 1958 has been erased from the mind of American scientist Luke Lucas who must cure his own amnesia if he wants any chance to make the space shot successful
Night over water by Ken Follett( Book )

167 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 15 languages and held by 4,507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An English aristocrat, a German scientist, a murderer, a thief, and a beautiful woman are among the desperate passengers who board the most luxurious airliner ever built to escape from England two days after the declaration of war against Germany in 1939
The man from St. Petersburg by Ken Follett( Book )

192 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 4,444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feliks Kechessinsky, who has become a brutal Russian anarchist, is sent to England on the eve of World War I to assassinated the Czar's representative, but his mission is complicated by a love from his distant past
Hornet flight by Ken Follett( Book )

68 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is June 1941 and the war is not going well for England. Somehow, the Germans are anticipating the RAFUs flight paths, and shooting down British bombers with impunity. Filled with knife-edge suspense and rich, tantalizing characters, this is Ken Follett writing at the top of his form -- unforgettable storytelling from an unforgettable writer
Lie down with lions by Ken Follett( Book )

59 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 4,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American man, a French physician and an English woman are terrorized by the Russian invasion of Afghanistan
World without end by Ken Follett( Book )

69 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two centuries after the building of the elaborate Gothic cathedral in Kingsbridge, its prior finds himself at the center of a web of ambition and revenge that places the city at a crossroad of commerce, medicine, and architecture
A dangerous fortune by Ken Follett( Book )

162 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in 14 languages and held by 4,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1866, tragedy strikes at the exclusive Windfield School. A young student drowns in a mysterious accident involving a small circle of boys. Among them are scrappy Hugh Pilaster; his older cousin Edward, the weak, dissolute heir to the Pilaster banking fortune; and Micky Miranda, the darkly handsome son of a brutal South American landowner. The drowning and its aftermath initiate a spiraling circle of treachery that will span three decades and entwine many lives
On wings of eagles by Ken Follett( Book )

59 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 4,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of a former Green Beret commander who led a group of businessmen on a daring rescue mission to free two men from an Iranian jail
The third twin : a novel by Ken Follett( Book )

175 editions published between 1006 and 2016 in 12 languages and held by 4,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thriller on genes manipulation. By chance a woman scientist comes across twins who were born of different mothers and so discovers a secret U.S. government project to produce the perfect soldier. The discovery of these experiments, in which women without knowing gave birth to test-tube clones, puts her life in danger
Triple : a novel by Ken Follett( Book )

225 editions published between 1199 and 2016 in 12 languages and held by 3,847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With a dangerous KGB operative on his trail, Nat Dickstein, British expatriate and Israeli intelligence agent, penetrates the control bureau of Euratom to steal uranium oxide and is forced to put his faith in an attractive woman
A place called freedom by Ken Follett( Book )

65 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 18th Century Scotland, Mack MacAsh, a rebellious youth who tried to escape from a slave mine, is caught and deported in chains to America. On the same boat is the mine owner's son, travelling to his plantation in Virginia, and with him is his fiancee, Lizzie Hallim, who helped MacAsh escape. She and MacAsh will meet again and love will bloom
The hammer of Eden : a novel by Ken Follett( Book )

69 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of eco-terrorists threaten to start an earthquake and destroy San Francisco unless the government abandons plans to create a dam. They are ignored until the earth trembles and FBI agent Judy Maddox discovers that the technology for a man-made earthquake is available. At which point a race against time gets underway
Winter of the world by Ken Follett( Book )

65 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This novel continues the stories of five interrelated families who struggle with social, political, and economic turmoil in the mid-twentieth century, during which they witness the rise of Nazi Germany, the Spanish Civil War, and the horrors of World War II. It picks up right where the first book left off, and continues up to the explosions of the American and Soviet atomic bombs. Carla von Ulrich, born of German and English parents, finds her life engulfed by the Nazi tide until she commits a deed of great courage and heartbreak. American brothers Woody and Chuck Dewar, each with a secret, take separate paths to momentous events, one in Washington, the other in the bloody jungles of the Pacific. English student Lloyd Williams discovers in the crucible of the Spanish Civil War that he must fight Communism just as hard as Fascism. Daisy Peshkov, a driven American social climber, cares only for popularity and the fast set, until the war transforms her life, not just once but twice, while her cousin Volodya carves out a position in Soviet intelligence that will affect not only this war, but the war to come. These characters and many others find their lives inextricably entangled as their experiences illuminate the cataclysms that marked the century. From the drawing rooms of the rich to the blood and smoke of battle, their lives intertwine, propelling the reader into dramas of ever increasing complexity
Edge of eternity by Ken Follett( Book )

73 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

East German teacher Rebecca Hoffmann discovers she's been spied on by the Stasi for years and commits an impulsive act that will affect her family for the rest of their lives. George Jakes, the child of a mixed-race couple, bypasses a corporate law career to join Robert F. Kennedy's Justice Department, and finds himself in the middle not only of the seminal events of the civil rights battle, but a much more personal battle of his own. Cameron Dewar, the grandson of a senator, jumps at the chance to do some official and unofficial espionage for a cause he believes in, only to discover that the world is a much more dangerous place than he'd imagined. Dimka Dvorkin, a young aide to Nikita Khrushchev, becomes a prime agent both for good and for ill as the United States and the Soviet Union race to the brink of nuclear war, while his twin sister, Tanya, carves out a role that will take her from Moscow to Cuba to Prague to Warsaw and into history
 
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The Pillars of the earth
Alternative Names

controlled identityFollet, Ken

controlled identityMartinsen, Martin

controlled identityMyles, Symon

controlled identityRoss, Bernard L.

controlled identityStone, Zachary

Fālit, Kin

Folet, Ken

Folets, Kens, 1949-

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Follett, K.

Follett, Ken, 1949-

Follett, Kenneth Martin

Follett, Kenneth Martin 1949-

Fulaite, Ken

Fūlit, Kin

Ken Follett Brits schrijver

Ken Follett écrivain britannique

Ken Follett novel·lista britànic

Ken Follett novelista británico

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Myles, Symon.

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Stone , Zachary

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Кен Фолет

Кен Фоллетт

Фоллетт, Кен

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פולט, קן

קן פולט סופר בריטי

كين فوليت روائي بريطاني

کن فالت

কেন ফলেট

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켄 폴릿

폴레트, 켄 1949-

폴렛, 켄 1949-

폴리트, 켄 1949-

폴릿, 켄 1949-

ケン・フォレット

ケンフォレット

フォレット, ケン

福莱特 肯

肯·福勒特

肯. 福莱特

Languages
English (1,508)

Spanish (451)

German (213)

Italian (150)

Polish (118)

French (69)

Hungarian (39)

Russian (25)

Chinese (18)

Portuguese (14)

Croatian (9)

Hebrew (9)

Danish (9)

Japanese (8)

Serbian (6)

Swedish (5)

Greek, Modern (4)

Persian (3)

Slovenian (3)

Korean (2)

Romanian (2)

Norwegian (2)

Catalan (2)

Thai (2)

Vietnamese (1)

Albanian (1)

Amharic (1)

Turkish (1)

Czech (1)

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Fall of giantsWhiteoutThe key to RebeccaJackdawsEye of the needle : a novelCode to zeroNight over waterThe man from St. Petersburg