On the release of The Pillars of the Earth Publishers Weekly extolled, 'Follett risks all and comes out a clear winner.' A departure for the bestselling thriller writer, the historical epic stunned readers and critics alike with its ambitious scope and gripping humanity. Today, it is a beloved favorite of countless readers, standing as a testament to Follett's unassailable command of the written word and to his universal appeal.
A spellbinding epic set in twelfth-century England, 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.
Wealthy, sexy interior designer Nora doesn't just love 'em and leave 'em --she loves 'em and murders 'em. While Nora plots to kill her current husband...
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Coulter's electrifying new FBI thriller features married agents Savich and Sherlock in their most challenging and baffling case yet when they are...
Three people are dead and a baby is missing after a mysterious explosion rips through a San Francisco neighborhood. Three days later, a businessman is...
Alex Cross is back--and so is the Big Bad Wolf.Terrorists have seized the worlds largest cities. London, Washington, DC, New York, and Frankfurt will...
I read tons of books and this is the best Ive ever read! I didnt think Id like it, so it sat on my shelf for months, unread. When I had read everything else, I had no choice but to read it. I couldnt put it down!
This book was recommended to me, so I painfully forced myself to continue to read it. The characters were developed well, but the story was so horrible that I was glad when it was finally over.
I loved this book so much I could barely wait for my commute to work to hear more! I am not at all interested in historical detail, but this book is written in such a way that the rich historical background is just as intriguing as the rest of the story and every bit as fascinating!