World Without End

  • by Ken Follett
  • Narrated by Richard E. Grant
  • 14 hrs and 13 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In 1989 Ken Follett astonished the literary world with The Pillars of the Earth, a sweeping epic novel set in 12th-century England that centered on the building of a cathedral and the men, women, and children whose lives it changed forever. Critics were overwhelmed, and readers and listeners ever since have hoped for a sequel. At last, here it is. Although the two novels may be listened to in any order, World Without End takes place in the same town of Kingsbridge, two centuries after the townspeople finished building the exquisite Gothic cathedral that was at the heart of The Pillars of the Earth. The cathedral and the priory are again at the center of a web of love and hate, greed and pride, ambition and revenge. Three years in the writing, World Without End once again shows that Ken Follett is a masterful author writing at the top of his craft.


What the Critics Say

"Fans of Follett's previous medieval epic will be well rewarded." (Publishers Weekly)


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Customer Reviews

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Very different from Ken Follet's previous books-it is a wonderful read. He develops the characters well and keeps you interested until the end-and you don't want it to end.
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- Claudia G. Pierce

Great feeling of history

Follett demonstrates his distinct ability to take you back to a time where you have the enjoyment of living the period as if you are a part of it.
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- Robert W. Sherrill

Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-25-2007
  • Publisher: Penguin Audio