How many books in The Pillars of the Earth series?

3 books

What order should I read Ken Follett books?

Ken Follett books in order

  • A Column of Fire.
  • A Dangerous Fortune.
  • A Place Called Freedom.
  • Code to Zero.
  • Edge of Eternity.
  • Eye of the Needle.
  • Fall of Giants.
  • Hornet Flight.

What should I read if I like Pillars of the Earth?

8 Books like The Pillars of the Earth

  • Agincourt, by Bernard Cornwell.
  • The Paris Architect, by Charles Belfoure.
  • The Alienist, by Caleb Carr.
  • Cathedral of the Sea, by Ildefonso Falcones.
  • A Bridge to the Sky, by Margaret Ball.
  • Pompeii, by Robert Harris.
  • The Historian, by Elizabeth Kostova.
  • The Name of the Rose, by Umberto Eco.

How true is the pillars of the earth?

The novel's Kingsbridge is fictional. Follett set it in Marlborough, Wiltshire; he chose that location because the cathedrals of Winchester, Gloucester, and Salisbury could be reached from there within a few days on horseback. Kingsbridge Cathedral as described is based on the cathedrals of Wells and Salisbury.

Is shiring a real place?

It is very important throughout the novels and is a recognisable location in the county. The castle, like the county of Shiring, is completely fictional.

What prayer ends with World Without End?

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end.