A Column of Fire (Kingsbridge) by Ken Follett, No. 1 bestselling book of New York Times Best Sellers. The lovers Ned Willard and Margery Fitzgerald find themselves on opposite sides of a conflict between English Catholics and Protestants while Queen Elizabeth fights to maintain her throne. 2,627 more words
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AN EPIC OF LOVE, HATRED, WAR AND REVOLUTION.
Five families are brought together through the world-shaking dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution and the struggle for votes for women. 522 more words
In a way, it’s hard to remember that Ken Follett got his start writing thrillers (The Eye of the Needle was his breakthrough book back in 1978, and he won an Edgar Award for that as best novel), since his most recent books, all of which have been bestsellers, have been huge historical novels (most recently the Century Trilogy, following a cast of characters from World War I through World War II and into the 1980’s). 413 more words