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The Evening and the Morning

by Ken Follett

Historical Fiction Relationship Stories

The Evening and the Morning Synopsis

From the bestselling author Ken Follett, The Evening and the Morning is a historical epic that will end where The Pillars of the Earth begins.

A TIME OF CONFLICT

It is 997 CE, the end of the Dark Ages, and England faces attacks from the Welsh in the west and the Vikings in the east. Life is hard, and those with power wield it harshly, bending justice according to their will - often in conflict with the king. With his grip on the country fragile and with no clear rule of law, chaos and bloodshed reign.

THREE LIVES INTERTWINED

Into this uncertain world three people come to the fore: a young boatbuilder, who dreams of a better future when a devastating Viking raid shatters the life that he and the woman he loves hoped for; a Norman noblewoman, who follows her beloved husband across the sea to a new land only to find her life there shockingly different; and a capable monk at Shiring Abbey, who dreams of transforming his humble abbey into a centre of learning admired throughout Europe.

THE DAWN OF A NEW AGE

Now, with England at the dawn of the Middle Ages, these three people will each come into dangerous conflict with a ruthless bishop, who will do anything to increase his wealth and power, in an epic tale of ambition and rivalry, death and birth, and love and hate.

Thirty years ago we were introduced to Kingsbridge in The Pillars of the Earth, and now in this masterful prequel international bestseller Ken Follett will take us on a journey into a rich past, which will end where his masterpiece begins.

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The Evening and the Morning Press Reviews

One of the great bestselling novelists - Daily Telegraph

Follett is a master storyteller - The Times

An earthy barrage of page-turning incident - Mail on Sunday

Another historical thriller of mighty proportions. A prequel, set in Dark Ages Britain, to his bestselling The Pillars of the Earth - The Times

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ISBN: 9781447278788
Publication date: 15/09/2020
Publisher: Macmillan an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781447278788
Publication date: 15th September 2020
Author: Ken Follett
Publisher: Macmillan an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 832 pages
Genres: Historical Fiction, Relationship Stories,
Categories: Historical adventure, Historical fiction, Thriller / suspense, Historical romance,

About Ken Follett

Ken Follett's career as a best-selling author has spanned more than two decades. He is the author of numerous immensely popular books, including The Key to Rebecca, Triple, The Man From St. Petersburg, On Wings of Eagles, Lie Down With Lions, The Pillars of the Earth, A Dangerous Fortune, The Third Twin, and The Hammer of Eden. He lives in England with his wife, Barbara Follett, a British M.P.

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