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.
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.
My grandmother, Raisa Kotova Naidovich, was one of the women trapped inside of Leningrad as the Nazi army encircled the city and began a 900 day siege. My grandfather, Aaron Naidovich, was fighting on the front and would collect crusts from the bread of his fellow soldiers and sneak this precious...
My father, Carson Morton, an Irishman, served in the RAF in No. 8 Squadron and was stationed near Aden, Yemen. He saw action in Somaliland against the Italians.
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.
It was the summer of 1943. One day, a group of children arrived in the village of Chaves. Albertina, my grandmother, was the mother of two young boys, a religious woman in a time when northern Portuguese villages were isolated from the world, sharing occasional contact with the neighbouring villa...
However his views became known, the fascists came and took him away in a military van.Nobody heard anything more about him.
Congrats! Flo's memoir "Coming to England" one of the Guardian's best children's books of 2016… https://t.co/l08h0TVxfj
by @KMFollett - 1 hours ago
Breakfast w British generals arguing about Battle of Waterloo. Novelist's gold. Thanks Waterloo Uncovered charity… https://t.co/i64xZEVrAr
by @KMFollett - yesterday
RT @TeachTalks: Quite splendid photos of @Ely_Cathedral
Magnificent building and always makes me think of #PillarsoftheEarth @KMFollett ht…
Yes--in return for a donation to his favourite charity. https://t.co/IazB0bjojH
Thank you, Kryan. https://t.co/JAfNWWwhjT
KenFollettAuthor - 20 hours ago
This morning, I had breakfast with British generals arguing about Battle of Waterloo. Novelist's gold. Thanks Waterloo Uncovered charity The HALO Trust
KenFollettAuthor - 4 days ago
Signing my Christmas cards.
KenFollettAuthor - 9 days ago
I've finished the rewrite #AColumnOfFire
KenFollettAuthor - 12 days ago
I will be at St-Botolph-without-Bishopsgate on 6 December at 6.30pm, talking cathedrals with Simon Jenkins. Tickets below:
KenFollettAuthor - 18 days ago
Bad Faith, a memoir of my childhood in the Plymouth Brethren, is in Granta magazine, out 24 Nov or preorder now.
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