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, which continues to captivate millions of readers all over the world and its long-awaited sequel, World Without End, was a number one bestseller in the US, UK and Europe and was followed by the third novel in the Kingsbridge series A Column of Fire. He has written the bestselling Century trilogy, which comprises Fall of Giants, Winter of the World and Edge of Eternity.
Banks, brothels, and a high body count . . . it's all there *
Financial Times *
A compulsively readable, enjoyable thriller-cum-saga * Sunday Times *
A full-blooded melodrama, complete with moustache-twirling villains, saintly heroes, wronged women, and a lot of plot * Irish Times *