A Column of Fire

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Product Details

Price
$10.99  $10.11
Publisher
Penguin Books
Publish Date
Pages
928
Dimensions
4.1 X 7.4 X 1.5 inches | 1.0 pounds
Language
English
Type
Mass Market Paperbound
EAN/UPC
9780451478009

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About the Author

Ken Follett is one of the world's best-loved authors, selling more than 160 million copies of his thirty books. Follett's first bestseller was Eye of the Needle, a spy story set in the Second World War.

In 1989 The Pillars of the Earth was published and has since become Follett's most popular novel. It reached number one on bestseller lists around the world and was an Oprah's Book Club pick.

Its sequel, World Without End, proved equally popular and the Kingsbridge series has sold 38 million copies worldwide.

Follett lives in Hertfordshire, England, with his wife Barbara. Between them they have five children, six grandchildren, and three Labradors.

Reviews

Recommended reading by * The Washington Post * USA Today * New York Post * The Christian Science Monitor * The Philadelphia Inquirer *

"Deeply researched . . . compelling . . . A Column of Fire is absorbing, painlessly educational, and a great deal of fun."
--The Washington Post

"Follett's historical epics, including this one, evoke the Romantic adventures of Alexandre Dumas. Derring-do and double-crosses . . . A Column of Fire burns bright throughout."
--The Christian Science Monitor

"Full of adventure and suspense, A Column of Fire is an inspiring and thrilling portrait of one of Europe's most perilous times in history."
--BookPage

"Fans of Follett's epic sagas The Pillars of the Earth and World Without End, set in the Middle Ages in the fictional city of Kingsbridge, will be thrilled by this latest installment."
--New York Post

"[Follett is a] master of the sweeping, readable epic."
--The Philadelphia Inquirer

"English-history mavens will find much to savor in Follett's third Kingsbridge novel."
--AARP The Magazine

"A fiery tale set in the latter half of the sixteenth century . . . As always, Follett excels in historical detailing, transporting readers back in time with another meaty historical blockbuster."
--Booklist

"An immersive journey through the tumultuous world of 16th century Europe and some of the bloodiest religious wars in history. Follett's sprawling novel is a fine mix of heart-pounding drama and erudite historicism."
--Publishers Weekly