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The pillars of the earth

Author: Ken Follett
Publisher: New York : Penguin, 1990, ©1989.
Series: Signet, 451-AE6689
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Historical fiction
Epic fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Follett
ISBN: 0451166892 9780451166890
OCLC Number: 30869575
Description: 983 pages ; 18 cm.
Series Title: Signet, 451-AE6689
Responsibility: Ken Follett.

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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.

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