An idealistic young coal miner seeks a new life in London. But his adventure takes an unexpected turn in this transatlantic historical novel.
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 and was followed by the third novel in the Kingsbridge series A Column of Fire. He has written the bestselling Century trilogy, which comprises Fall of Giants, Winter of the World and Edge of Eternity.
Gripping . . . a very entertaining tale * Chicago Tribune *
Compelling * San Francisco Chronicle *
A compulsive, sweeping adventure * Today *