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The Pillars of the Earth

Audiobook
If you liked the Century Trilogy, you'll love the "extraordinary . . . monumental masterpiece."—Booklist, that changed the course of Ken Follett's already phenomenal career.
"Follett risks all and comes out a clear winner," extolled Publishers Weekly on the release of The Pillars of the Earth. A departure for the bestselling thriller writer, the historical epic stunned readers and critics alike with its ambitious scope and gripping humanity. Today, it stands as a testament to Follett's unassailable command of the written word and to his universal appeal.

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.

A spellbinding epic tale of ambition, anarchy, and absolute power set against the sprawling medieval canvas of twelfth-century England, this is Ken Follett's historical masterpiece.

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Publisher: Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group Edition: Unabridged

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  • ISBN: 9780553552119
  • File size: 1179276 KB
  • Release date: July 29, 2014
  • Duration: 40:56:49

MP3 audiobook

  • ISBN: 9780553552119
  • File size: 1179421 KB
  • Release date: July 29, 2014
  • Duration: 41:13:48
  • Number of parts: 41

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English

If you liked the Century Trilogy, you'll love the "extraordinary . . . monumental masterpiece."—Booklist, that changed the course of Ken Follett's already phenomenal career.
"Follett risks all and comes out a clear winner," extolled Publishers Weekly on the release of The Pillars of the Earth. A departure for the bestselling thriller writer, the historical epic stunned readers and critics alike with its ambitious scope and gripping humanity. Today, it stands as a testament to Follett's unassailable command of the written word and to his universal appeal.

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.

A spellbinding epic tale of ambition, anarchy, and absolute power set against the sprawling medieval canvas of twelfth-century England, this is Ken Follett's historical masterpiece.

Expand title description text