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The Pillars of the Earth by  Ken Follett - Hardcover - 2007 - from ThriftBooks (SKU: G0688046592I3N00)

The Pillars of the Earth

The Pillars of the Earth by  Ken Follett - Hardcover - 2007 - from ThriftBooks (SKU: G0688046592I3N00)

The Pillars of the Earth

by Follett, Ken

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William Morrow, 2007. Hardcover. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.

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The Pillars of the Earth is an historical novel by Welsh author Ken Follett that centers on the building of a Gothic cathedral in the fictional town of Kingsbridge, England in the mid-twelfth century. Set against the backdrop of The Anarchy after the sinking of a ship containing King Henry I’s only legitimate heir, the story interweaves themes of intrigue, conspiracy, politics and religion as master builder Tom Builder and the visionary Prior Philip build a cathedral over 50 years. An Oprah Book Club selection in 2007, it was made into an eight-part miniseries in 2010.  Published in 1989, Pillars of the Earth was a major departure from Follett’s usual spy and thriller genre, but was enormously successful and continues to be so. In 2007 he published a long-awaited sequel World Without End , and later A Column of Fire in 2017 as the third book in the Kingsbridge Series.

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On Dec 21 2011, patriciajones said:
An engrossing and excellently written book - I would recommend this to anyone. I was sorry when it came to an end - I felt I had lost my family.

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Title
The Pillars of the Earth
Author
Follett, Ken
Format/binding
Hardcover
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Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0688046592
ISBN 13
9780688046590
Publisher
William Morrow
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
2007

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