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Follett, Ken

Works: 1,151 works in 7,095 publications in 33 languages and 143,428 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Spy stories  Suspense fiction  History  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
Most widely held works by Ken Follett
The Pillars of the earth by Ken Follett( Book )

433 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 12 languages and held by 8,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
The key to Rebecca by Ken Follett( Book )

298 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in 18 languages and held by 4,829 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
Whiteout by Ken Follett( Book )

145 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 12 languages and held by 4,814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A missing canister of a deadly virus. A lab technician bleeding from the eyes. Toni Gallo, the security director of a Scottish medical research firm, knows she has problems, but she has no idea of the nightmare to come ... As a Christmas Eve blizzard whips out of the north, several people converge on a remote family house. Stanley Oxenford, the research company's director, has everything riding on the drug he's developing to fight the virus; his grown children have their eyes on the money it will bring; a local television reporter, determined to move up, has sniffed the story; and a violent trio of thugs is on its way to steal it. As the storm worsens, hidden traitors and unexpected heroes emerge
Jackdaws by Ken Follett( Book )

138 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 4,745 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
Hornet flight by Ken Follett( Book )

130 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 4,719 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
Code to zero by Ken Follett( Book )

112 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 4,718 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
Eye of the needle : a novel by Ken Follett( Book )

150 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 13 languages and held by 4,663 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
On wings of eagles by Ken Follett( Book )

175 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in 15 languages and held by 4,602 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
Night over water by Ken Follett( Book )

177 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 16 languages and held by 4,594 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 )

184 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 4,498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just before World War I, two men--one a noble Russian emissary, the other a denizen of Europe's underground--set in motion a concatenation of world-shaking, ultimately fatal events--Novelist
Fall of giants by Ken Follett( Book )

142 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 4,422 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
A dangerous fortune by Ken Follett( Book )

168 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in 15 languages and held by 4,314 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
Lie down with lions by Ken Follett( Book )

75 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 4,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American man, a French physician, and a English woman are terrorized by the Russian invasion of Afghanistan.--Résumé de l'éditeur
The third twin : a novel by Ken Follett( Book )

185 editions published between 1006 and 2014 in 15 languages and held by 4,298 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
World without end by Ken Follett( Book )

65 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,241 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
Triple : a novel by Ken Follett( Book )

213 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 3,866 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 )

63 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,826 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 )

67 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,810 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 )

85 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 3,614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This novel continues the stories of five interrelated families. Carla von Ulrich finds her life engulfed by the Nazi tide; American brothers Woody and Chuck Dewar take separate paths to momentous events; English student Lloyd Williams discovers in the Spanish Civil War that he must fight Communism just as hard as Fascism; Daisy Peshkov cares only for popularity until the war transforms her life, while her cousin Volodya carves out a position in Soviet intelligence
Edge of eternity by Ken Follett( Book )

74 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the decisions made in the corridors of power bring the world to the brink of oblivion, five families from across the globe are brought together in an unforgettable tale of passion and conflict during the Cold War. When Rebecca Hoffmann, a teacher in East Germany, finds herself pursued by the secret police, she discovers that she has been living a lie. Her younger brother, Walli, longs to escape across the Berlin Wall to Britain to become part of the burgeoning music scene. In the United States, George Jakes, a bright young lawyer in the Kennedy administration, is a fierce supporter of the Civil Rights movement - as is the woman he is in love with, Verena, who works for Martin Luther King, Jr. Boarding a Greyhound bus in Washington to protest against segregation, they begin a fateful journey together. Russian activist, Tania Dvorkin, narrowly evades capture for producing an illegal news sheet. Her actions are made all the more perilous as her brother, Dimka, is a rising star in the heart of the Communist Party in the Kremlin. From the deep south of America to the vast expanses of Siberia, from the shores of Cuba to the swinging streets of Sixties London, Edge of Eternity is a sweeping tale of the fight for individual freedom in a world gripped by the mightiest clash of superpowers anyone has ever known
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The Pillars of the earth
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Follett, Kenneth Martin

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