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bayoubengals88
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Ken Follet has a new book
I just realized Follet just released a prequel to Pillars of the Earth...

I'm considering it. Has anyone else been anticipating this or even started reading it yet?

Set in England 997 AD.

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glassman
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re: Ken Follet has a new book
Buying today on the way home.


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geauxpurple
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re: Ken Follet has a new book
I will be reading it. I read the first three books in this series and they were fantastic.


TheGooner
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re: Ken Follet has a new book
I’m listening to audiobook now. It’s like being reunited with an old friend.


ClampClampington
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re: Ken Follet has a new book
Oh hell yeah! Just finished another reread o fb Pillars has


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lsugrad2000
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re: Ken Follet has a new book
It was excellent!


bayoubengals88
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re: Ken Follet has a new book
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It was excellent!
Wow!! Quick!


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TheGooner
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re: Ken Follet has a new book
I’m halfway through the audio book and it is really good.

Follett really brings these people to life.


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Prix560
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re: Ken Follet has a new book
Thanks for the heads up. Some of my all-time Favorites.


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glassman
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re: Ken Follet has a new book
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It was excellent!


I agree. Just love the entire series.


Crimson
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re: Ken Follet has a new book
I've really enjoyed his books in the past but anyone else get the feeling he is a bit preocupied with injecting sexual themes into his books?

I'm reading A Column of Fire now and some of it just seems forced.


auyushu
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re: Ken Follet has a new book
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feeling he is a bit preocupied with injecting sexual themes into his book


I've enjoyed a fair bit of his books over the years (haven't read any by him in a long while though) but this has been a theme with him as far back as his first big hit, Eye of the Needle.

Wings of Eagles is an exception, probably due to it being nonfiction (and it's fantastic).


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SCLibertarian
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re: Ken Follet has a new book
This is set during Ethelred's reign in England, which saw a war between the Anglo-Saxons and the Danes. Ethelred was also the father of Edward the Confessor, who lost the Battle of Hastings to William the Conqueror. Should be a nice blend of Anglo-Saxon, Viking and Norman characters.


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p0845330
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re: Ken Follet has a new book
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It’s like being reunited with an old friend.


I’m almost finished reading it, and feel exactly this way.


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