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Follett, Ken

Overview
Works: 1,266 works in 7,760 publications in 32 languages and 145,871 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Suspense fiction  Spy stories  War fiction  Domestic fiction  Epic fiction  Political fiction 
Roles: Author, Producer, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Translator, Author of introduction, Contributor, 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 )

473 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in 12 languages and held by 8,203 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 )

173 editions published between 2004 and 2018 in 11 languages and held by 5,410 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 )

207 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in 13 languages and held by 5,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the day after Halloween, in the year 1327, four children slip away from the cathedral city of Kingsbridge. They are a thief, a bully, a boy genius and a girl who wants to be a doctor. This work takes readers back to medieval Kingsbridge two centuries later, as the men, women and children of the city once again grapple with historical change
Whiteout by Ken Follett( Book )

162 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 4,775 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 )

149 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 4,695 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 )

151 editions published between 2000 and 2018 in 13 languages and held by 4,679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In June 1944, with the war not going well for the British, the lives of three people on both sides of the English Channel--MI6 intelligence analyst Hermia Mount, Danish police detective and collaborator Peter Flemming, and young Harald Olufsen--intertwine as Harald makes a discovery that could change the course of the war, if he can get the information to England
Eye of the needle : a novel by Ken Follett( Book )

183 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 14 languages and held by 4,647 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
Jackdaws by Ken Follett( Book )

133 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 4,623 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 )

292 editions published between 1980 and 2017 in 16 languages and held by 4,616 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
Lie down with lions by Ken Follett( Book )

190 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 13 languages and held by 4,528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American man, a French physician and an English woman are terrorized by the Russian invasion of Afghanistan
Night over water by Ken Follett( Book )

170 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in 15 languages and held by 4,464 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
On wings of eagles by Ken Follett( Book )

155 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in 14 languages and held by 4,396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a group of executives who were recruited to rescue two other executives from their imprisonment in Tehran
The man from St. Petersburg by Ken Follett( Book )

203 editions published between 1982 and 2017 in 11 languages and held by 4,390 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
A dangerous fortune by Ken Follett( Book )

166 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in 14 languages and held by 4,161 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 )

178 editions published between 1006 and 2017 in 12 languages and held by 4,152 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
The hammer of Eden : a novel by Ken Follett( Book )

166 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 4,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a terrorist group, known as the Hammer of Eden, broadcasts a threat of a man-made earthquake, a young FBI agent and a maverick seismologist find themselves caught in a life-or-death fight to save San Francisco from being brought down in ruins
Edge of eternity by Ken Follett( Book )

103 editions published between 2014 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 3,954 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
Triple : a novel by Ken Follett( Book )

233 editions published between 1199 and 2017 in 12 languages and held by 3,780 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 )

70 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,747 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 )

45 editions published between 2012 and 2018 in English and Italian and held by 3,331 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
 
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The Pillars of the earth
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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 Follet

Ken Follett Brits schrijver

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Myles, Symon.

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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 ব্রিটিশ ঔপন্যাসিক

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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 (1,581)

Spanish (619)

German (445)

Italian (247)

Polish (223)

French (195)

Hungarian (68)

Russian (42)

Portuguese (29)

Danish (27)

Chinese (23)

Persian (13)

Japanese (12)

Hebrew (11)

Croatian (9)

Swedish (8)

Serbian (6)

Turkish (5)

Korean (5)

Slovenian (5)

Greek, Modern (4)

Romanian (3)

Norwegian (3)

Catalan (3)

Thai (2)

Amharic (1)

Czech (1)

Finnish (1)

Marathi (1)

Burmese (1)

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