The Pillars of the Earth
Penguin, 29 áéåðé 2010 - 992 òîåãéí
#1 New York Times Bestseller
Oprah's Book Club Selection
If you liked the Century Trilogy, you’ll love the “extraordinary . . . monumental masterpiece” (Booklist) that changed the course of Ken Follett’s already phenomenal career.
“Follett risks all and comes out a clear winner,” extolled Publishers Weekly on the release of The Pillars of the Earth. A departure for the bestselling thriller writer, the historical epic stunned readers and critics alike with its ambitious scope and gripping humanity. Today, it stands as a testament to Follett’s unassailable command of the written word and to his universal appeal.
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 Follett’s historical masterpiece.
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Review: The Pillars of the Earth (The Pillars of the Earth #1)áé÷åøú îùúîù - Sephy Cheng - Goodreads
Took forever to finish. Read it as ebook. Didn't realise how thick the actual book is. I guess that's a good thing as it may have put me off. Lots of good character development, was able to relate to ... ÷øà ñ÷éøä îìàä
Review: The Pillars of the Earth (The Pillars of the Earth #1)áé÷åøú îùúîù - Bob Neto - Goodreads
Big disappointment.. Although I love historical fiction, this one was just ultra boring. - Characters: One would think that you get the feeling of "knowing" the main characters after reading such a ... ÷øà ñ÷éøä îìàä