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Hardback:The Evening and the Morning: The prequel to The pillars of the Earth:2020 Hardback The Evening and the Morning: The prequel to The pillars of the Earth
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Author: Follett, Ken
Publication year: 2020
Language: English
Media Hardback
Classification: F/HIS
Publisher: Macmillan, 2020
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 144727878X 9781447278788
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It is 997 CE, the end of the Dark Ages, and England faces attacks from the Welsh in the west and the Vikings in the east. Life is hard, and those with power wield it harshly, bending justice according to their will - often in conflict with the king. With his grip on the country fragile and with no clear rule of law, chaos and bloodshed reign.THREE LIVES INTERTWINEDInto this uncertain world three people come to the fore: a young boatbuilder, who dreams of a better future when a devastating Viking raid shatters the life that he and the woman he loves hoped for; a Norman noblewoman, who follows her beloved husband across the sea to a new land only to find her life there shockingly different; and a capable monk at Shiring Abbey, who dreams of transforming his humble abbey into a centre of learning admired throughout Europe.THE DAWN OF A NEW AGENow, with England at the dawn of the Middle Ages, these three people will each come into dangerous conflict with a ruthless bishop, who will do an
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Another winner for Ken Follett. A very absorbing tale about a time about not much is known. Told through the eyes of three of the authors wonderful people that only Ken Follett can invent. If only he would leave out the heavy sex, which to me does rather spoil the book. On the whole, a good read.
10/11/20
richaloe

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Paperback:The Modigliani scandal:2013 Paperback
Author: Follett, Ken
Year: 2013
Language: English
Media Paperback
Publisher: Pan Books
Resource type: Physical
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Paperback:Paper Money:2019 Paperback
Author: Follett, Ken
Year: 2019
Language: English
Media Paperback
Publisher: Pan Books
Resource type: Physical
286p (Pbk)
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Paperback:On wings of eagles:2014 Paperback
Author: Follett, Ken
Year: 2014
Language: English
Media Paperback
Publisher: Pan Books
Resource type: Physical
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Hardback:Igla:2015 Hardback
Author: Follett, Ken
Year: 2015
Language: Polish
Media Hardback
Publisher: Albatros
Resource type: Physical
415p (pbk)
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Paperback:Code to zero:2012 Paperback
Author: Follett, Ken
Year: 2012
Language: English
Media Paperback
Publisher: Pan
Resource type: Physical
464p (pbk)
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