The Armour of Light - The Kingsbridge Novels (Hardback)Ken Follett (author)
Returning to the bestselling Kingsbridge saga, master storyteller Follett weaves a sweeping story of industrial unrest, oppressive government and the spectre of revolution in the tinderbox of the late eighteenth century.
The grand master of gripping fiction is back. International No.1 bestseller Ken Follett returns to Kingsbridge with an epic tale of revolution and a cast of unforgettable characters.
Revolution is in the air. 1792. A tyrannical government is determined to make England a mighty commercial empire. In France, Napoleon Bonaparte begins his rise to power, and with dissent rife, France's neighbours are on high alert.
Kingsbridge is on the edge. Unprecedented industrial change sweeps the land, making the lives of the workers in Kingbridge's prosperous cloth mills a misery. Rampant modernization and dangerous new machinery are rendering jobs obsolete and tearing families apart.
Tyranny is on the horizon. Now, as international conflict nears, a story of a small group of Kingsbridge people - including spinner Sal Clitheroe, weaver David Shoveller and Kit, Sal's inventive and headstrong son - will come to define the struggle of a generation as they seek enlightenment and fight for a future free from oppression.
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Number of pages: 752
Weight: 971 g
Dimensions: 242 x 165 x 52 mm
'Follett's storytelling skills make their adventures riveting.' - The Times
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Just a book which cannot be put down from the moment you pick it up.
Ken Follett's ability to introduce characters which you immediately form a bond with is such a talent.
Although this book is set hundreds of... More
Ken Follett’s The Armour of Light is an outstanding read. The fifth book in the Kingsbridge series has not failed to please. As always terrific style of narrative writing in chronological order, very well researched... More
Absolutely captivating just like the previous 4 books. Every book in this series is unable to put down once you start
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