Kingsbridge Series in Order by Ken Follett

The Kingsbridge series is a historical fiction series written by Ken Follett. It consists of three books: The Pillars of the Earth, World Without End, and A Column of Fire. The series follows the fortunes of the people of Kingsbridge, England, from the 12th century to the 16th century. It is a story of love, war, and religious conflict, and of the struggle to build a cathedral and a community. Want to know more? Click IMDb to watch all the Kingsbridge movies and television works.

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The Evening and the Morning (Kingsbridge Series Prequel)
2020-09-15
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Evening and the Morning: A Novel (Kingsbridge Series #4)
2020-09-15
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The Evening and the Morning
2020-09-15
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The Evening and the Morning (Kingsbridge Series Prequel)

The Evening and the Morning (Kingsbridge Series Prequel)

"The Evening and the Morning" is a historical fiction novel by Ken Follett and is a prequel to "The Pillars of the Earth". The book is set in the late Dark Ages, starting in 997 CE, and covers a period under the backdrop of Viking raids through the year 1007 CE. The story expands upon the history and founding of the fictional town of Kingsbridge, England, and the construction of the bridge and cathedral there. The book follows the story of a young boatbuilder whose life is turned upside down when his home is raided by Vikings, forcing him and his family to move and start their lives anew in a small town. The book also follows the story of a Norman noblewoman who follows her husband to a new land only to find her life there shockingly different, and a capable monk at Shiring Abbey who has a vision of transforming his humble home into a center of learning unparalleled in Europe.
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Publication Date: 2020-09-15
ISBN-10: 1984882023 | ISBN-13: 9781984882028
Evening and the Morning: A Novel (Kingsbridge Series #4)

Evening and the Morning: A Novel (Kingsbridge Series #4)

"The Evening and the Morning" is a prequel to Ken Follett's bestselling novel "The Pillars of the Earth" and is part of the Kingsbridge series. The book is set in the Dark Ages and tells the story of the creation of the town of Kingsbridge, over a hundred years before the events of "The Pillars of the Earth". The novel begins in 997 and ends ten years later, following a diverse cast of characters through a series of subplots that involve their adventures, misadventures, and struggles. There is no overarching plot, but the story spans years and has highs and lows. The book is a massive entertainment that illuminates an obscure corner of British history with intelligence and great narrative energy. The main players in the novel include a boatbuilder, a Norman noblewoman, a monk, and a Welshman.
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Publication Date: 2020-09-15
ISBN-10: 0451478010 | ISBN-13: 9780451478016
The Evening and the Morning

The Evening and the Morning

"The Evening and the Morning" is a historical fiction novel by Ken Follett, published in 2020. It is a prequel to "The Pillars of the Earth" and is set in the late Dark Ages, starting in 997 CE and covering a period of ten years. The book explores the history and founding of the fictional town of Kingsbridge, England, and the construction of the bridge and cathedral there. The novel is rich with Follett's depiction of the customs and rituals of Christianity as practiced during that era. The story follows a socially diverse cast of characters, including priests, nobles, peasants, and the enslaved, as they navigate the challenges of the time, including Viking raids and political rivalries. While there is no overarching plot, the book is a series of subplots that come together to create a massive entertainment that illuminates an obscure corner of British history with intelligence and great narrative energy.
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Publication Date: 2020-09-15
ISBN-10: 0525954988 | ISBN-13: 9780525954989
A Column of Fire (Kingsbridge Series #3)

A Column of Fire (Kingsbridge Series #3)

"A Column of Fire" is the third book in Ken Follett's Kingsbridge series, following "The Pillars of the Earth" and "World Without End". The book is set in the sixteenth century during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, and it tells the story of the religious conflicts between Catholics and Protestants in England. The book follows the lives of spies and secret agents on both sides of the conflict, chronicling 50 years of battles between the two religious groups. The book is a combination of historic epic and thriller, with a sizable and memorable cast of characters that intermingle with historical figures. The book is exciting and ambitious, set during one of the most turbulent and revolutionary times in history. It is a perfect introduction for readers new to Ken Follett and will delight longtime fans of the Kingsbridge series.
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Publication Date: 2017-09-12
ISBN-10: 0451477995 | ISBN-13: 9780451477996
A Column of Fire

A Column of Fire

"A Column of Fire" is a historical fiction novel written by Ken Follett and published in 2017. It is the third book in Follett's Kingsbridge series and serves as a loose sequel to his previous works, "The Pillars of the Earth" and "World Without End". The story is set in the 16th century and takes place in the town of Kingsbridge. It follows the lives of various characters as they navigate through a time of religious conflict, political intrigue, espionage, and extreme faith. The novel explores the turbulent and revolutionary period of European history, with a focus on the reign of Queen Elizabeth I and the religious conflicts between Catholics and Protestants. The plot revolves around the struggles and challenges faced by the characters, including their efforts to protect their principles and navigate through a world filled with enemies and danger. "A Column of Fire" is a captivating and thrilling tale that combines adventure, suspense, and historical accuracy, making it an engaging read for fans of the Kingsbridge series and new readers alike.
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Publication Date: 2017-09-12
ISBN-10: 052595497X | ISBN-13: 9780525954972
World Without End (Kingsbridge Series #2)

World Without End (Kingsbridge Series #2)

"World Without End" is a historical fiction novel by Welsh author Ken Follett, published in 2007. It is the second book in the Kingsbridge Series, and is the sequel to "The Pillars of the Earth". The plot takes place in the same fictional town as "The Pillars of the Earth" - Kingsbridge - and features the descendants of some of the characters from the first book, 157 years later. The story incorporates two major historical events, the start of the Hundred Years' War and the Black Death. The plot begins with a mystery that winds through the narrative: why is a knight pursued into the forest by two men, and after he kills them? The book explores themes of love, politics, and religion in the context of medieval England.
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Publication Date: 2007-10-04
ISBN-10: 1101211989 | ISBN-13: 9781101211984
World Without End

World Without End

"World Without End" is a historical fiction novel by Ken Follett, published in 2007, and is the second book in the Kingsbridge series. The book takes place in the same fictional town as the first book, "The Pillars of the Earth," but 157 years later and features the descendants of some of the characters from the first book. The plot incorporates two major historical events, the start of the Hundred Years' War and the Black Death. The book follows the lives of four main characters, Caris, Merthin, Gwenda, and Ralph, as they navigate the challenges of their time, including war, death, disappointed hopes and dreams, and the black plague. The book is over 1000 pages long and has been praised for its historical accuracy and engaging plot.
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Publication Date: 2007-10-04
ISBN-10: 0451228375 | ISBN-13: 9780451228376
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