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.
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
Waterstones Kensington are delighted to be joined by international best-selling author Ken Follett as he discusses the eagerly awaited third novel in the Kingsbridge series, A Column of Fire. 1989...
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by @KMFollett - 11 hours ago
KenFollettAuthor - 7 days ago
I’m live from Facebook HQ in NYC, celebrating my US publication of A COLUMN OF FIRE! I’m here answering questions from readers around the world about my writing habits, the Kingsbridge series, and more.
KenFollettAuthor - 11 days ago
Hello readers! I’m in the US getting ready to celebrate the publication of A COLUMN OF FIRE on this side of the pond this Tuesday, September 12th (available in the UK on Sept. 21st). Since unfortunately I won’t be able to meet every single one of you on tour, I’m going LIVE from Facebook HQ this Tuesday at 11am ET / 4pm BST. Leave your questions in the comments section below, and be sure to come back on the 12th to see which ones I answer. I’m looking forward to speaking with you all then!
KenFollettAuthor - 13 days ago
Over the last few weeks, I have been sharing video clips of the research trips I made researching A Column of Fire. Now you can watch the full film, where I talk more about my writing process and the main themes of the book ahead of the #returntokingsbridge
KenFollettAuthor - 15 days ago
Here we are in the Cathedral of the Holy Cross, on the bank of the river Loire in the great French town of Orléans. I just learned that the original cathedral was demolished by the Protestants in 1568. They blew up the four pillars supporting the bell tower, it destroyed pretty much the whole building. Such a dramatic episode - I think I better put it in the book.
Cathedral Footage Credit: Dominic Foucault, The Club Hotelier of Orléans, DTMC Production & Ellisse
KenFollettAuthor - 17 days ago
“Imperfect people can still change the world for the better.” - A Column of Fire
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