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A Column of Fire (Thorndike Press Large Print Core)

A COLUMN OF FIRE (THORNDIKE PRESS LARGE PRINT CORE)

by: Follett, Ken
Format: Hardcover

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Product Description A half-century love affair between a man in service to Elizabeth I and a woman on the opposing side of England's religious divide is challenged by violent ideological power shifts, torn loyalties and the queen's circle of spies, in a latest entry in the best-selling series that includes The Pillars of the Earth . (historical fiction). Simultaneous. Review Praise forThe Pillars of the Earth: Follett is a master. The Washington Post Enormous and brilliant . . . a great epic tale . . . crammed with characters unbelievably alive across the great gulf of centuries . . . touches all human emotion love and hate, loyalty and treachery, hope and despair. See for yourself. This is truly a novel to get lost in. Cosmopolitan Wonderful . . . will hold you, fascinate you, surround you. Chicago Sun-Times A towering tale . . . a ripping read . . . There s murder, arson, treachery, torture, love, and lust. The New York Daily News Ken Follett takes a giant step. San Francisco Chronicle With this book, Follett risks all and comes out a clear winner. . . . A historical novel of gripping readability, authentic atmosphere, and memorable characterization. Beginning with a mystery that casts its shadow, the narrative is a seesaw of tension, suspense, impeccable pacing . . . action, intrigue, violence, passion, greed, bravery, dedication, revenge, and love. A love that entertains, instructs, and satisfies on a grand scale. Publishers Weekly An extraordinary epic buttressed by suspense . . . a mystifying puzzle involving the execution of an innocent man . . . the erection of a magnificent cathedral . . . romance, rivalry, and spectacle. A monumental masterpiece . . . a towering triumph from a major talent. Booklist Praise for World Without End: [A] well-researched, beautifully detailed portrait of the late Middle Ages . . . Follett s no-frills prose does its job, getting smoothly through more than a thousand pages of outlaws, war, death, sex, and politics to end with an edifice that is as well constructed and solid as Merthin s bridge. The Washington Post Follett tells a story that runs the gamut of life in the Middle Ages, and he does so in such a way that we are not only captivated but also educated. What else could you ask for? The Denver Post So if historical fiction is your meat, here s a rare treat. A feast of conflicts and struggles among religious authority, royal governance, the powerful unions (or guilds) of the day, and the peasantry . . . With World Without End, Follett proves his Pillars may be a rarity, but it wasn t a fluke. New York Post A work that stands as something of a triumph of industry and professionalism. The Guardian (UK) The four well-drawn central characters will captivate readers as they prove to be heroic, depraved, resourceful, or mean. Fans of Follett s previous medieval epic will be well rewarded. The Union (CA) Populated with an immense cast of truly remarkable characters . . . this is not a book to be devoured in one sitting, tempting though that might be, but one to savor for its drama, depth, and richness. Library Journal Readers will be captivated. Publishers Weekly" Praise for The Pillars of the Earth: "Follett is a master." --The Washington Post "Enormous and brilliant . . . a great epic tale . . . crammed with characters unbelievably alive across the great gulf of centuries . . . touches all human emotion--love and hate, loyalty and treachery, hope and despair. See for yourself. This is truly a novel to get lost in." --Cosmopolitan "Wonderful . . . will hold you, fascinate you, surround you." --Chicago Sun-Times "A towering tale . . . a ripping read . . . There's murder, arson, treachery, torture, love, and lust." --The New York Daily News "Ken Follett takes a giant step." --San Francisco Chronicle "With this book, Follett risks all and comes out a clear winner. . . . A historical novel of gripping readability, authentic atmosphere,

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Product Code: 9781432844103
ISBN: 1432844105
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
Publication Date: 2017-10-04
Number of Pages: 1135 pages
Languages: english
Edition: Large Print
Dimension: 6.42 x 2.2 x 9.61 inches
Shipping Weight: 2.95 pounds