Ken Follett

Ken Follett

The Evening and the Morning

Baillie Gifford Borders Book Festival Online 2020
Broadcast Date
Sunday 20 September

The Pillars of the Earth, the story of the building of a medieval cathedral, is simply a magnificent historical novel. Filled with fascinating detail but animated by brilliant characters and a riveting plot, it is nothing less than a masterpiece.

The Evening and the Morning is a prequel. Set in 997, it prepares the ground for and ends when The Pillars of the Earth begins. Only twenty-seven when he had his first bestseller, The Eye of the Needle, Ken is now one of the world’s most successful novelists and has sold 170 million copies of his books worldwide. The reason for this is simple. He is a compelling storyteller, versatile and constantly surprising. The Evening and the Morning is quite simply a wonderful story, beautifully told.

photo credit: Olivier Favre

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