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Follett, Ken

Overview
Works: 797 works in 6,280 publications in 39 languages and 140,550 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Domestic fiction  Drama  Television adaptations  Suspense fiction  Political fiction  War stories  Spy stories 
Roles: Author, Producer, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Contributor, Author of introduction, Scenarist, Conceptor, Dancer, Other
Classifications: PR6056.O45, 823.914
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The Pillars of the earth by Ken Follett( Book )

482 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 22 languages and held by 8,383 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
Fall of giants by Ken Follett( Book )

163 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 17 languages and held by 5,234 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
World without end by Ken Follett( Book )

197 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 17 languages and held by 5,181 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
Whiteout by Ken Follett( Book )

162 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 21 languages and held by 4,979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A missing canister containing a deadly virus forms the center 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
Code to zero by Ken Follett( Book )

171 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 17 languages and held by 4,958 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
Hornet flight by Ken Follett( Book )

159 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 19 languages and held by 4,908 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
Jackdaws by Ken Follett( Book )

166 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 20 languages and held by 4,884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his own best tradition of "Eye of the Needle" and "The Key to Rebecca, " Follett follows his major bestseller, "Code to Zero, " with a breathtaking novel of suspense set in the most dangerous days of World War II
The key to Rebecca by Ken Follett( Book )

249 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 23 languages and held by 4,806 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
On wings of eagles by Ken Follett( Book )

166 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 19 languages and held by 4,679 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 )

186 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 22 languages and held by 4,647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As England and Germany engage in battle in 1939, the world's most luxurious airline takes off for its final flight to neutral America, but two ruthless passengers are determined to prevent the plane from reaching its destination
The man from St. Petersburg by Ken Follett( Book )

224 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 23 languages and held by 4,619 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
Eye of the needle : a novel by Ken Follett( Book )

133 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 4,608 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
A dangerous fortune by Ken Follett( Book )

197 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 22 languages and held by 4,453 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
The third twin : a novel by Ken Follett( Book )

195 editions published between 1006 and 2014 in 24 languages and held by 4,317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Third Twin, Follett offers a provocative, well-paced and sensational biotech-thriller about the genetic manipulation of human embryos. Striving to prove that offspring genetically predisposed toward aggression can learn to sublimate their combative nature through childhood conditioning by socially responsible parents, a feisty and brilliant young university researcher, Jeannie Ferrami, develops software to identify identical twins who have been reared apart. When she stumbles across what seems to be an impossibility --identical twins born to different mothers at separate locations on different dates-- Jeannie resolves to discover the truth. As she continues to investigate she begins to uncover a far-reaching conspiracy involving disturbing genetic experiments and some of the most powerful men in America--men who will kill to keep their secrets concealed
A place called freedom by Ken Follett( Book )

175 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 19 languages and held by 4,260 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
Winter of the world by Ken Follett( Book )

115 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 15 languages and held by 4,241 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
The hammer of Eden : a novel by Ken Follett( Book )

151 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 16 languages and held by 4,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

FBI agent Judy Maddox works to stop a group of eco-terrorists from setting off a massive earthquake in California
Lie down with lions by Ken Follett( Book )

63 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 4,082 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
Triple : a novel by Ken Follett( Book )

217 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 17 languages and held by 3,916 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
Edge of eternity by Ken Follett( Book )

52 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 3,264 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

Folets, Kens, 1949-

Follett.

Follett, K.

Follett, Kenneth Martin

Follett, Kenneth Martin 1949-

Fulaite, Ken

Ken Follett British novelist

Ken Follett crivain britannique

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Ken Follett walisischer Schriftsteller

Myles , Simon

Myles Simon 1949-....

Myles, Symon.

Myles, Symon 1949-

Stone , Zachary

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Кен Фолет

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福莱特 肯

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Fall of giantsWorld without endWhiteoutCode to zeroHornet flightJackdawsThe key to RebeccaOn wings of eagles