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Ken Follett

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Ken Follett is one of the world’s most successful authors. Over 170 million copies of the 36 books he has written have been sold in over 80 countries and in 33 languages.

Born on June 5th, 1949 in Cardiff, Wales, the son of a tax inspector, Ken was educated at state schools and went on to graduate from University College, London, with an Honours degree in Philosophy – later to be made a Fellow of the College in 1995.

He started his career as a reporter, first with his hometown newspaper the South Wales Echo and then with the London Evening News. Subsequently, he worked for a small London publishing house, Everest Books, eventually becoming Deputy Managing Director.

Ken’s first major success came with the publication of Eye of the Needle in 197
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Fall of Giants (The Century...

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World Without End (Kingsbri...

4.26 avg rating — 215,863 ratings — published 2007 — 191 editions
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Eye of the Needle

4.18 avg rating — 137,875 ratings — published 1978 — 200 editions
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Winter of the World (The Ce...

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The Evening and the Morning

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A Dangerous Fortune

4.08 avg rating — 38,035 ratings — published 1993 — 122 editions
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Whiteout

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“Having faith in God did not mean sitting back and doing nothing. It meant believing you would find success if you did your best honestly and energetically.”
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“She loved him because he had brought her back to life. She had been like a caterpillar in a cocoon, and he had drawn her out and shown her that she was a butterfly.”
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Daisy I am so excited to begin reading Pillars of The Earth!


Neveen Thanks for accepting my friend request.
I am a big fan of The Pillars of the Earth as the books always found their way to open up my mind, hear, to lay light upon history and make me wonder.

Thanks for being such a great author...

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