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.
Ken Follett talks about the inspiration behind his third Kingsbridge novel.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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by @KMFollett - 12 hours ago
RT @nuit_americaine: This is just the third edition I bought (to be honest my boyfriend bought it to me) of "The pillars of the earth". Tha…
You mean, a villain with no redeeming features? Yes. #WorldWithoutEnd https://t.co/EAozcqN4Dm
Sheer delight: a grandson jumping off the dock at @JumbyBay @AntiguaBarbuda https://t.co/Ejjr5qE5vH
Lettering by @DarenCookDesign @ThePillarsOfTheEarth https://t.co/QfIPTx78RY
KenFollettAuthor - 2 days ago
The whole Follett family will miss the late great Gibson, seen here being angelically tolerant of Nelly, my Lab, when she was a pup.
KenFollettAuthor - 6 days ago
Plain Tales from the Hills: Not very PC, but otherwise charming short stories by Rudyard Kipling
KenFollettAuthor - 7 days ago
My favourite (and the first) line from A Column of Fire.
KenFollettAuthor - 8 days ago
Cruel but true.
KenFollettAuthor - 22 days ago
“It was said that pilgrims should not spend too much time planning their journey, for they might learn of so many hazards that they would decide not to go.”
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