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Paperback. Pub Date :2010-08-20 Pages: 1100 Language: English Publisher: Pan Macmillan UK The Pillars of the Earth tells the story of Philip. prior of Kingsbridge. a devout and resourceful monk driven to build the greatest Gothic cathedral the world has known ... of Tom. the mason who becomes his architect - a man divided in his soul ... of the beautiful. elusive Lady Aliena. haunted by a secret shame ... and of a struggle between good and evil that will turn church against state. and brother against brother. A spellbinding epic tale of ambition. anarchy. and absolute power set against the sprawling medieval canvas of twelfth-century England. this is Ken Folletts historical masterpiece. 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. A ...
cannot put Ken Follett's books down!. they are well written, exciting, full of action. The characters become so well known to the readerPublished 2 months ago by Lois Appleby
I can only say I could not put it down. My eyes were hurting but I had to read on. It was excellent. It must have taken a lot of research and work. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Helga
Everything you would expect.a very good follow up to the first book. Ken Follett always keeps up at the edge.Published 5 months ago by Dion Litchfield
Right from the beginning you are into all the personage .... You can feel the will of each one, their dream their desire, it's hard to leave the book, you want to know what will... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Danycl
One of the greatest books I have ever read. I was consumed while reading it. I would recommend this to anyone.Published 6 months ago by Brandy Coulson
Brilliant. The characters are awesome but it's sometimes hard to follow their logic. Also, the spatial descriptions and the explanations about the architectures make it... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Sami Ellaia