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"Most of the assembly was already done..."

Note: This post is the forty-second installment in my author’s commentary for City of Exiles, covering Chapter 41. You can read the earlier installments  889 more words


The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett

Ken Follett’s novel The Pillars of the Earth presents a vivid illustration of domestic life, customs and rituals of the monks, and various levels of the king’s court, along with the intricacies of building a cathedral. Read Review.


Kingsbridge Cathedral Forever in my Heart

Pillars of the Earth, you beautiful, beautiful book. I most broadcast my love and appreciation of you. I want to preserve my love of you before I get swept away with a new story. 509 more words


Completed Books - July, 2014

I’ve surfaced, however this post will be short and sweet.  I’ve read one book this month, although it was over 1,000 pages, so I guess that counts for something, right?  69 more words


2. The Pillars of the Earth

The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett

June 2014

A truly fascinating book. A detailed and gripping narrative set in 12th century England, filled with civil wars, church politics and the starving working class. 722 more words

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Re-discovering Elizabeth Bowen

The last novel we read in our reading group was Elizabeth Bowen’s ‘The Heat of the Day’ – an interesting, subtle novel with twisting complex sentences conveying the complex thoughts and feelings of the characters, that remind me of Henry James. 272 more words


Poster: The Century trilogy by Ken Follett

Timeline for one side of a double-sided poster, to be included in a boxed set for Ken Follett’s Century Trilogy. Designed for Dutton Imprint, Penguin Group.