Bestselling and prolific novelist known for historical thrillers.
Ken Follett biography and information
Ken Follett made his first mark on the literary landscape with Eye of the Needle, earning him the Edgar Award for Best Novel in 1979, aged only 29.
Since then, Follett has published over 30 novels, many of which became bestsellers. In 1989 he began to change the settings of his novels drastically with Pillars of the Earth, a historical novel set against a backdrop of war and religious strife which became a bestseller in Canada, Britain and Italy. It has sold over 18 million copies to date.