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The Pillars of the Earth by  Ken Follett - Hardcover - Second Printing - 1989 - from Top Notch books (SKU: 106733K)

The Pillars of the Earth

The Pillars of the Earth by  Ken Follett - Hardcover - Second Printing - 1989 - from Top Notch books (SKU: 106733K)
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The Pillars of the Earth

by Follett, Ken

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Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.: William Morrow & Co., Inc., 1989. Brown boards with brown cloth spinecover, corners chipped, edges rubbed. Pages are clean, text has no markings, binding is sound. Red ink scribble on bep. . Second Printing. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.


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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The Pillars of the Earth
Follett, Ken
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Second Printing
William Morrow & Co., Inc.
Place of Publication
Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
Date published
Historical Fiction Cathedrals Great Britain
8vo - 7¾" - 9¾" Tall

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