The Kingsbridge Novels
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  • 1
    The Pillars of the Earth: The Kingsbridge Novels, Book 1 | Ken Follett

    The Pillars of the Earth: The Kingsbridge Novels, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (41 hrs)
    • By Ken Follett
    • Narrated By John Lee
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    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.

    The Pillars of the Earth

    Watching the current TV series is rather like reading the abridged version of this epic tale which is the only version that was hitherto available in ..Show More »

    Reviewed on 31 October 2010 by Robert (Desford, Leicestershire, United Kingdom)
  • 2
    World Without End: The Kingsbridge Novels, Book 2 | Ken Follett

    World Without End: The Kingsbridge Novels, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (45 hrs and 38 mins)
    • By Ken Follett
    • Narrated By John Lee
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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.

    Great for long journeys

    I have read Pillars and thought why not, I spend a lot of time driving and Pillars was enjoyable. Ken certainly knows how to tell a great tale and cle..Show More »

    Reviewed on 23 July 2011 by sally (Nelson, New Zealand)
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    A Column of Fire: The Kingsbridge Novels, Book 3 | Ken Follett

    A Column of Fire: The Kingsbridge Novels, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (30 hrs and 17 mins)
    • By Ken Follett
    • Narrated By John Lee
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    Young Will Willard is coming home to Kingsbridge at Christmas as A Column of Fire opens. The year 1558 will turn Will's life upside-down and change Europe for ever. The ancient stones of Kingsbridge Cathedral look down on a city torn by religious hatred. High principles clash bloodily with friendship, loyalty and love. Will finds himself on the opposite side from the girl he longs to marry, Margery Fitzgerald.

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