World Without End

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Pan Macmillan, Aug 1, 2012 - Historical fiction - 1261 pages
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On the day after Halloween, in the year 1327, four children slip away from the cathedral city of Kingsbridge. They are a thief, a bully, a boy genius and a girl who wants to be a doctor. In the forest they see two men killed. As adults, their lives will be braided together by ambition, love, greed and revenge. They will see prosperity and famine, plague and war. One boy will travel the world but come home in the end; the other will be a powerful, corrupt nobleman. One girl will defy the might of the medieval church; the other will pursue an impossible love. And always they will live under the long shadow of the unexplained killing they witnessed on that fateful childhood day. Ken Follett‚e(tm)s masterful epic The Pillars of the Earth enchanted millions of readers with its compelling drama of war, passion and family conflict set around the building of a cathedral. Now World Without End takes readers back to medieval Kingsbridge two centuries later, as the men, women and children of the city once again grapple with the devastating sweep of historical change.

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Super fast tiny print

User Review  - beckyhomecy -

This book came in a 2 inch thick pocketsize paperback instead of the 10 inch paperback I was expecting. I just cant read the print even with glasses. My fault for not checking. Read full review

Great Read!!!

User Review  - goldenages -

Pillars of the Earth should be read first. I did World Without End first unknowingly. It was so phenomenal that I went back to read the preceeding Pillars. Both books are extremely well written ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Ken Follett was twenty-seven when he wrote Eye of the Needle, an award-winning thriller that became an international bestseller. He then surprised everyone with The Pillars of the Earth, about the building of a cathedral in the Middle Ages. World Without End is the long-awaited sequel, a number one bestseller in the US, UK and across Europe. His most recent novel is Fall of Giants, the first book in the epic Century trilogy.

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