Like me, Hannah Howe, Ken Follett is from Wales, a land with a rich storytelling tradition. He once said, “My books have an international appeal…and I think being Welsh has something to do with it…not being English, being an outsider, has given me a perspective that is not parochial.”
The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett
One of the most popular novels of the twentieth century.
A spellbinding epic tale of ambition, anarchy, and absolute power set against the sprawling medieval canvas of twelfth-century England, The Pillars of the Earth is Ken Follett’s classic historical masterpiece.
A fascinating insight into the life, inspiration and books of Ken Follett.