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A Column of Fire (Audio book)

English · Audio book

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@00000400@@00000327@The saga that has enthralled the millions of readers of @00000373@The Pillars of the Earth@00000155@ and @00000373@World Without End@00000155@ now continues with Ken Follett's magnificent, gripping @00000373@A Column of Fire@00000155@.@00000133@@00000163@@00000400@Christmas 1558, and young Ned Willard returns home to Kingsbridge to find his world has changed.@00000163@@00000400@The ancient stones of Kingsbridge Cathedral look down on a city torn by religious hatred. Europe is in turmoil as high principles clash bloodily with friendship, loyalty and love, and Ned soon finds himself on the opposite side from the girl he longs to marry, Margery Fitzgerald.@00000163@@00000400@Then Elizabeth Tudor becomes queen and all of Europe turns against England. The shrewd, determined young monarch sets up the country's first secret service to give her early warning of assassination plots, rebellions and invasion plans. @00000163@@00000400@Elizabeth knows that alluring, headstrong Mary Queen of Scots lies in wait in Paris. Part of a brutally ambitious French family, Mary has been proclaimed the rightful ruler of England, with her own supporters scheming to get rid of the new queen.@00000163@@00000400@Over a turbulent half-century, the love between Ned and Margery seems doomed, as extremism sparks violence from Edinburgh to Geneva. With Elizabeth clinging precariously to her throne and her principles, protected by a small, dedicated group of resourceful spies and courageous secret agents, it becomes clear that the real enemies - then as now - are not the rival religions. @00000163@@00000400@The true battle pitches those who believe in tolerance and compromise against the tyrants who would impose their ideas on everyone else - no matter the cost.@00000163@

Product details

Authors Ken Follett
Assisted by John Lee (Reader / Narrator)
Publisher Macmillan Audio Books
 
Languages English
Age Recommendation from age 18
Product format CD-Audio
Released 30.09.2017
 
EAN 9781509865765
ISBN 978-1-5098-6576-5
Dimensions 130 mm x 130 mm x 28 mm
Series Macmillan Audio Books
The Kingsbridge Novels
KINGSBRIDGE 3
The Kingsbridge Novels
Macmillan Audio Books
Subjects Fiction > Narrative literature
Fiction > Suspense > Crime fiction, thrillers, espionage

Historical romance, Historical fiction, Espionage & spy thriller, FICTION / Romance / Historical / Tudor, FICTION / Thrillers / Historical, Espionage and spy thriller, c 1500 to c 1600, 1485–1603 (Tudor period), c 1550 to c 1559

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