World without End (Paperback)
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World without End (Paperback)

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On the day after Halloween, in the year 1327, four children slip away from the cathedral city of Kingsbridge. They are a thief, a bully, a boy genius and a girl who wants to be a doctor. In the forest they see two men killed. As adults, their lives will be braided together by ambition, love, greed and revenge. They will see prosperity and famine, plague and war. One boy will travel the world but come home in the end; the other will be a powerful, corrupt nobleman. One girl will defy the might of the medieval church; the other will pursue an impossible love. And always they will live under the long shadow of the unexplained killing they witnessed on that fateful childhood day. Ken Follett's masterful epic The Pillars of the Earth enchanted millions of readers with its compelling drama of war, passion and family conflict set around the building of a cathedral. Now World Without End takes readers back to medieval Kingsbridge two centuries later, as the men, women and children of the city once again grapple with the devastating sweep of historical change.

Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9781447218708

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“World without End”

A really good follow-up to the 'Pillars...' book. Lots of intrigue, duplicity, avarice, sex and violence. Good range of characters, and plenty of story-lines set against some key events in medieval history.... More

Paperback edition
16th January 2009
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Another epic saga from the pen of Ken Follett. Just like The Pillars... full of drama and intrigue, love, hate, blind ambition, and machiavellian characters, some of whom one thought had disappeared only to find them... More

Paperback edition
27th October 2010
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“World without End”

Gripping - I loved every plot (and there were many), the characters jumped from page to page revealing a bit more about themselves with every turn. The story was easy to follow, and never once did I feel that it... More

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18th November 2008
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