World Without End
Publish date: October 3rd 2008
Pages no: 248
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Book Club
, Historical Fiction
When I began reading this, I was a little worried it wouldn't live up to the wonderful memories I have of Pillars of the Earth but it did! Follett has a way of taking the most mundane activities which go into running a town (albeit in a 14th century setting) and twisting them into rivetting storylin...
Powieści Kena Folletta trudno nazwać literaturą, która zwala z nóg. Łatwiej nazwać je solidnymi pozycjami, sprawnie przygotowanymi, i choć może bohaterowie z reguły nie są aż tak dobrze przedstawionymi postaciami, jakbyśmy chcieli, to jednak lektura sprawia dużo przyjemności. Nie ma efektu “wow”, a ...
I have read 2 books from this author and both times had trouble getting into the stories. I think he builds an interesting tale but I just cannot form a connection, much to my regret.
Set two centuries after Pillars of the Earth, the people of Kingsbridge are at it again. The cathedral built in Pillars is in disrepair after part of the roof caved in, the bridge collapsed, and the prior is dead. Also, the constant maneuvering continues...So, I fell into a trap with this one. Af...
While it is a book that consistently holds your interest, it is too similar to the first book in the series, Pillars of the Earth, to be as good. It was too repetitive, and at times it felt as if it was the same book, same theme, same plot, with only the names and dates changed. It takes place in th...
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