cathedral_close (cathedral_close) wrote in bookish,

Pillars of the Earth

This is a short review on Ken Follett's Pillars of the Earth.
If someone has already posted a review on this book, please forgive me.
Needless to say, this book is quite different from the previous works of Ken Follett, but it is an amazing story, nonetheless.
Follett makes his characters so incredibly real in this story, and that is definitely something to look for in a book, in my opinion.
You fall in love with them all and share their emotions.
The story is both exciting and descriptive.
It's a real page-turner, and I would recommend this book to anyone that enjoys a good read.

About the story:

The prologue begins in the year 1123 and the story continues to the year 1174.
It's about a man called Tom Builder, a mason, who dreams of building a beautiful cathedral and the monk, Philip, a prior in the town of Kingsbridge, that hires him to work on his cathedral after much of it is destroyed in a fire, and many other wonderful characters that you meet throughout the story.

It's an excellent book.
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