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.
A round-up of our most anticipated history books of 2017, from Ken Follett to Andrew Marr and Tudor England to revolutionary Russia.
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.
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.
RT @jamie_jcb: That sad moment when you finish a fantastic book. @KMFollett The Pillars of the Earth was amazing #HistoricalFiction https:/…
by @KMFollett - 2 days ago
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RT @robert_laffont: #ComingSoon En septembre, on retourne à Kingsbridge avec @KMFollett !
Et vous pouvez déjà le pré-commander en #ebook !…
Congratulations, Thomas Mullen, on the superb Darktown. @MullenWrites https://t.co/oNQ2r4mBZD
by @KMFollett - 3 days ago
KenFollettAuthor - 8 days ago
Is this a clue to the subject of a new book? No one knows, not even me.
KenFollettAuthor - 9 days ago
Wishing a happy 225th birthday to WHSmith, thank you for bringing my books to readers all over the world!
KenFollettAuthor - 13 days ago
Finished my copy-edit review, celebrated at the beach bar...
KenFollettAuthor - 15 days ago
On this day, 430 years ago Mary Queen of Scots had her head chopped off. For details see my next book A Column of Fire in September.
Reviewing US and UK copy-editors' A Column of Fire corrections --a chore, but they save me and other authors from many embarrassing errors.
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