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Copyright 1990 Reed Business Information, Inc.
From Library Journal
- Cynthia Johnson Whealler, Cary Memorial Lib., Lexington, Mass.
Copyright 1989 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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|Length: 1105 pages||Word Wise: Enabled||Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled|
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Absolutely outstanding historic novel. Highly recommended.
It is quite long but I wish it was longer. It was a joy to red.
Haven't read it yet. Cam't get my Kindle off 'Airplane' Mode. Waiting for written copies of various user manual.Published 4 days ago by Esther Bowen
Pillars of the Earth is a historical fiction book about a section of British history. It follows a master builder who wants to build a cathedral and his family. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Jim Olson
I enjoyed this book from start to finish. It was fun to read. Some of the characters were frustrating to deal with (William), but they added to a great story.Published 4 days ago by Mark Vasquez
Follett captured the characters very well and brought the reader into their world.Published 5 days ago by Judie Kremko-Wallace
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|"Sarum" obviously came first||
It did cross my mind before reading "Pillars of the Earth" that the concept was similar to "Sarum," but after reading it I would argue there are more differences than similarities. While both novels are sweeping historical novels detailing the building of important English... Read More
Apr 5, 2008 by D. Weatherspoon | See all 5 posts
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I have to respectfully disagree; I thought that the main characters were fully fleshed out. The author did an excellent job of portraying their strengths and weaknesses without making them contrived or predictable. I also felt that the violence was not too graphic. It was a violent time period... Read More
Apr 8, 2008 by Book Maven 1978 | See all 23 posts
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I just watched the first episode on Netflix. There are only 2 episodes so far. It follows the book pretty closely from what I remember. If I hadn't read the book first I think I would have had alot of trouble following the story.
Jul 25, 2010 by Orionsector | See all 18 posts
If you liked "Pillars of the Earth" (I just re-read the book this weekend, great as ever! started/will be reading sequel "World Without End" this week), you'd probably like Edward Rutherford's SARUM, RUSSKA, PRINCES OF IRELAND (I've read all of these) or LONDON (I haven't read... Read More
Dec 31, 2007 by Amazon Customer | See all 12 posts
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Why don't you join Audible? It's less expensive than buying on CD, you can shop from home (they have reviews just like Amazon) and if something is wrong with the download it can be replaced in an instant. Plus...there is no garbage! I have been an Audible.com member for about 6 months and have... Read More
Oct 29, 2009 by Melinda Lucas | See all 3 posts
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