World Without End
In this “epic” (The Denver Post) sequel to The Pillars of the Earth, it is now two centuries after the townspeople of Kingsbridge have finished building its exquisite Gothic cathedral. And on a cold November day, four children slip into the forest and witness a killing—an event that will braid... show more
In this “epic” (The Denver Post) sequel to The Pillars of the Earth, it is now two centuries after the townspeople of Kingsbridge have finished building its exquisite Gothic cathedral. And on a cold November day, four children slip into the forest and witness a killing—an event that will braid their lives together by ambition, love, greed, and revenge....
Publish date: October 2nd 2012
Pages no: 56
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.
Unputdownable! It took three years for Ken Follett to write the book and it does not disappoint. World Without End is the sequel to his famous Pillars of the Earth, but it is the book in its own right. Ken Follett takes you on the journey through medieval England. The story is told through the point...
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...
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