Ken Follett was twenty-seven when he wrote Eye of the Needle, an award-winning thriller that became an international bestseller. He then surprised everyone with The Pillars of the Earth, about the building of a cathedral in the Middle Ages, which continues to captivate millions of readers all over the world and its long-awaited sequel, World Without End, was a number one bestseller in the US, UK and Europe. Fall of Giants and Winter of the World are the first two bestselling novels in the Century trilogy.
Escape from it all this holiday season by delving into these gripping crime novels where worse things than family quarrels over the TV remote are the norm.
Here are seven facts about Ken Follett's historical Kingsbridge novels that you probably did not know about - including how long it takes Ken to write each novel and who his favourite character is.
Read an exclusive extract of Ken Follett's new novel, A Column of Fire, the sequel to The Pillars of the Earth and World Without End.
Ken Follett talks about the inspiration behind his third Kingsbridge novel, A Column of Fire.
Designer Daren Cook explains how he created the cover for Ken Follett's new novel A Column of Fire, and subsequently, updated the covers for the entire Kingsbridge series.
A round-up of our most anticipated history books of 2017, from Ken Follett to Andrew Marr and Tudor England to revolutionary Russia. All manner of British history, military history and world history are on the agenda for 2017.
Whilst researching for A Column of Fire, Ken Follett used over 200 books. We asked Ken to pick ten books that influenced his third Kingsbridge novel, A Column of Fire.
Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Hapus! In honour of St David’s Day we’ve put together a list of some of our favourite books set in or inspired by Cymru.
Fourteen very long novels that we can guarantee are worth the investment.
The Kingsbridge Novels are Ken Follett’s classic historical masterpieces. Set in the city of Kingsbridge, Follett brings his rich expertise to this immersive and epic saga – full of ambition, love, power and family conflict.
Pan Macmillan are delighted to reveal the cover for Ken Follett’s new novel A Column of Fire, which will be published across the world in September 2017.
We've launched an exciting memory-sharing project around Edge of Eternity, and we want to know what YOU were doing when events such the fall of the Berlin Wall, Watergate and the inauguration of President Obama took place. Share your memory at wherewereyouthen.com.
It’s twenty-five years since I typed ‘The End’ on the last page of The Pillars of the Earth. The book was published in 1989, and has sold nineteen million copies so far in thirty languages. It still seems a miracle to me that readers are so fascinated and moved by a story a...
As the decisions made in the corridors of power bring the world to the brink of oblivion, five families from across the globe are brought together in an unforgettable tale of passion and conflict during the Cold War.
RT @louis_myers: Just finished this blooming good read by @KMFollett - didn't want it to end! #goodbooks https://t.co/hgA16yd4n9
by @KMFollett - yesterday
Home again after a great week in Austria and Germany. Danke schoen! #Das FundamentDer EwigKeit @Bastei_Luebbe… https://t.co/OnW0RoOzpN
by @KMFollett - 2 days ago
RT @noxwolve: Done reading @KMFollett A Column of Fire. Great book as usual. Series seems to outgrow Kingsbridge fast and take on the world…
Did I get this right? Roy Moore, accused of preying on underage girls, is supported by conservative Christians?
RT @CruzTanishq: @KMFollett C’est superb!!!! Je vais le lire bien sûr...
It was a pleasure speaking to and meeting readers at Literaturhaus München last night.
by @KenFollettAuthor - 3 days ago
I enjoyed speaking to readers in Berlin last night at Kino International.
by @KenFollettAuthor - 4 days ago
I enjoyed speaking to and meeting readers as part of the Harbour Front Literaturfestival in Hamburg ...
by @KenFollettAuthor - 5 days ago
Have you met Sylvie Palot, one of the heroines of my new Kingsbridge novel, A COLUMN OF FIRE?
by @KenFollettAuthor - 9 days ago
32 years ago today. Think I'll keep her another 32. Then I'll be 100. After that, all bets are off.
by @KenFollettAuthor - 12 days ago
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