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The evening and the morning

Author: Ken Follett
Publisher: Waterville, ME : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2020. ©2020
Series: Thorndike Press large print core series.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : English : Large print editionView all editions and formats
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"It is 997 CE, the end of the Dark Ages. England is facing attacks from the Welsh in the west and the Vikings in the east. Those in power bend justice according to their will, regardless of ordinary people and often in conflict with the king. Without a clear rule of law, chaos reigns. In these turbulent times, three characters find their lives intertwined. A young boatbuilder's life is turned upside down when the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Follett
ISBN: 9781432883485 1432883488
OCLC Number: 1198244918
Notes: "The prequel to The pillars of the Earth"--Page 1 of cover.
"The text of the Large Print edition is unabridged. Other aspects of the book may vary from the original edition"--Title page verso.
Description: 969 pages (large print) : map ; 25 cm.
Series Title: Thorndike Press large print core series.
Responsibility: Ken Follett.

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"It is 997 CE, the end of the Dark Ages. England is facing attacks from the Welsh in the west and the Vikings in the east. Those in power bend justice according to their will, regardless of ordinary people and often in conflict with the king. Without a clear rule of law, chaos reigns. In these turbulent times, three characters find their lives intertwined. A young boatbuilder's life is turned upside down when the only home he's ever known is raided by Vikings, forcing him and his family to move and start their lives anew in a small hamlet where he does not fit in. . . . A Norman noblewoman marries for love, following her husband across the sea to a new land, but the customs of her husband's homeland are shockingly different, and as she begins to realize that everyone around her is engaged in a constant, brutal battle for power, it becomes clear that a single misstep could be catastrophic. . . . A monk dreams of transforming his humble abbey into a center of learning that will be admired throughout Europe. And each in turn comes into dangerous conflict with a clever and ruthless bishop who will do anything to increase his wealth and power. Thirty years ago, Ken Follett published his most popular novel, The Pillars of the Earth. Now, Follett's masterful new prequel The Evening and the Morning takes us on an epic journey into a historical past rich with ambition and rivalry, death and birth, love and hate, that will end where The Pillars of the Earth begins"--

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