1135. In a troubled world a resourceful monk strives to build the world's greatest Gothic cathedral. The worldwide phenomenon now includes an extract from the highly anticipated third novel in the Kingsbridge series, A Column of Fire.
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. Recently, he has written the bestselling Century trilogy, which comprises of Fall of Giants, Winter of the World and Edge of Eternity.
A highly enjoyable tale . . . this book evokes its period
brilliantly * Sunday Times *
A historical saga of such breadth and density . . . Follett succeeds brilliantly in combining hugeness and detail to create a novel imbued with the rawness, violence and blind faith of the era -- Sunday Express
Enormous and brilliant . . . this mammoth tale seems to touch all human emotion - love and hate, loyalty and treachery, hope and despair. This is truly a novel to get lost in -- Cosmopolitan