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  • The Pillars of the Earth

  • The Kingsbridge Novels, Book 1
  • By: Ken Follett
  • Narrated by: John Lee
  • Length: 40 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 419
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 343
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 337

The Pillars of the Earth tells the story of Philip, prior of Kingsbridge, a devout and resourceful monk driven to build the greatest Gothic cathedral the world has known... of Tom, the mason who becomes his architect - a man divided in his soul... of the beautiful, elusive Lady Aliena, haunted by a secret shame... and of a struggle between good and evil that will turn church against state, and brother against brother.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very very surprised

  • By Alan on 10-02-11

Engrossing

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-31-13

What did you like about this audiobook?

The listener becomes completely immersed in this world of cathedrals and their building, life challenges, politics and love.

Does the author present information in a way that is interesting and insightful, and if so, how does he achieve this?

The way in which historical information and the storyline were woven together.

What did you find wrong about the narrator's performance?

Nothing. John Lee is fabulous.

Do you have any additional comments?

This book was thoroughly enjoyable. I cannot recommend it highly enough.

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