World Without End

Author: Ken Follett
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9780230226159
Release Date: 2008-09-04
Genre: Fiction

On the day after Halloween, in the year 1327, four children slip away from the cathedral city of Kingsbridge. They are a thief, a bully, a boy genius and a girl who wants to be a doctor. In the forest they see two men killed. As adults, their lives will be braided together by ambition, love, greed and revenge. They will see prosperity and famine, plague and war. One boy will travel the world but come home in the end; the other will be a powerful, corrupt nobleman. One girl will defy the might of the medieval church; the other will pursue an impossible love. And always they will live under the long shadow of the unexplained killing they witnessed on that fateful childhood day. Ken Follett’s masterful epic The Pillars of the Earth enchanted millions of readers with its compelling drama of war, passion and family conflict set around the building of a cathedral. World Without End takes readers back to medieval Kingsbridge two centuries later, as the men, women and children of the city once again grapple with the devastating sweep of historical change. World Without End is followed by the third of Ken Follett's Kingsbridge novels, A Column of Fire.

Die Tore der Welt

Author: Ken Follett
Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE
ISBN: 9783838701134
Release Date: 2009-03-17
Genre: Fiction

England im Jahre 1327. Vier junge Menschen versuchen in England ihr Glück zu machen: der rebellische Merthin, ein Nachfahre des großen Baumeisters Jack. Sein Bruder Ralph, der in den Ritterstand aufstrebt. Das Mädchen Caris, das sich nach Freiheit sehnt. Und Gwenda, die Tochter eines Taglöhners, die nur der Liebe folgen will. Und da ist noch Godwyn, ein aufstrebender Mönch, der nur ein Ziel vor Augen hat. Er will Prior der Abtei von Kingsbridge werden. Um jeden Preis. Die lang ersehnte Fortsetzung des Weltbestsellers Die Säulen der Erde Auch als Hörbuch bei Lübbe Audio

World Without End Deluxe Edition

Author: Ken Follett
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101620588
Release Date: 2012-10-09
Genre: Fiction

#1 New York Times Bestseller In 1989, Ken Follett astonished the literary world with The Pillars of the Earth, a sweeping epic novel set in twelfth-century England centered on the building of a cathedral and many of the hundreds of lives it affected. Critics were overwhelmed—“it will hold you, fascinate you, surround you” (Chicago Tribune)—and readers everywhere hoped for a sequel. World Without End takes place in the same town of Kingsbridge, two centuries after the townspeople finished building the exquisite Gothic cathedral that was at the heart of The Pillars of the Earth. The cathedral and the priory are again at the center of a web of love and hate, greed and pride, ambition and revenge, but this sequel stands on its own. This time the men and women of an extraordinary cast of characters find themselves at a crossroad of new ideas—about medicine, commerce, architecture, and justice. In a world where proponents of the old ways fiercely battle those with progressive minds, the intrigue and tension quickly reach a boiling point against the devastating backdrop of the greatest natural disaster ever to strike the human race—the Black Death. Three years in the writing and nearly eighteen years since its predecessor, World Without End breathes new life into the epic historical novel and once again shows that Ken Follett is a masterful author writing at the top of his craft.

World Without End Amen

Author: Jimmy Breslin
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 9781453245354
Release Date: 2012-02-14
Genre: Fiction

Adrift in New York, an alcoholic cop searches for meaning in his life by revisiting his past The department has taken away Dermot Davey’s gun. After countless incidents of excessive force and on-the-job drunkenness, and one harrowing moment where he nearly killed a civilian, the New York Police Department has dumped him on the “Bow and Arrow Squad”—the home for alcoholic cops unfit to carry firearms. Without his pistol, Dermot feels like he’s hardly a cop. As his marriage tanks, Dermot drinks, and considers ending it all. But everything changes when he learns about his dad. Dermot’s father disappeared when he was a child, leaving Dermot’s mother to raise him alone. Now Dermot hears word that his old man has surfaced in Ulster, the heart of the increasingly bloody Irish Troubles. Hoping to find redemption, he travels to Ireland to meet his father. What he finds is a war-torn, deadly place—a brutish, ugly city that is nevertheless no uglier than the darkness inside his own soul. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Jimmy Breslin including rare photos and never-before-seen documents from the author’s personal collection.

World Without End

Author: Joe W. Haldeman
Publisher: Spectra
ISBN: 0553241745
Release Date: 1993-05-01
Genre: Fiction

James T. Kirk faces foe of incredible power and intelligence, a nightmare image from humanity's past.

World Without End

Author: Francine du Plessix Gray
Publisher: Playboy Mass Market Paperbacks
ISBN: 0867210796
Release Date: 1983-09-01
Genre: Fiction

Edmund, Claire, and Sophie, friends--and sometimes lovers--for thirty years, travel to the Soviet Union, hoping to plan for the last third of their lives and to resolve the struggles and confusions of the previous three decades

Eisfieber

Author: Ken Follett
Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE
ISBN: 9783838703459
Release Date: 2010-07-13
Genre: Fiction

Ein tödliches Virus verschwindet aus einem privaten Forschungslabor. Für die junge Sicherheitschefin Toni Gallo ist dies eine Katastrophe. Sie ahnt nicht, dass der Dieb aus dem engsten Kreis um den Firmengründer Stanley Oxenford kommt. In dessen verschneitem Landhaus im schottischen Hochland entbrennt ein dramatischer Kampf, bei dem mehr auf dem Spiel steht als ein einzelnes Leben ...

World Without End

Author: Chris Mooney
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
ISBN: 1849833524
Release Date: 2012-07-01
Genre: Suspense fiction

The CIA is facing an unknown enemy. His genius: the ability to steal prototype weapons with unimaginable destructive powers, and leave no trace of their whereabouts. The weapons never appear on any black market. They're never used to wage a battle on US soil. And they're never sold to foreign agents. It's as if they simply vanish. But a top-secret CIA operation is one step ahead of the game. They know the next target. A company in Texas has developed a military combat uniform that renders a soldier virtually invisible. Optical camouflage offers limitless possibilities --and no one knows that better than CIA operative Steve Conway. But as Conway and his team set the trap for the elusive thief, things go terribly wrong. A hair-raising blend of mystery, manhunt and terror, World Without End is an electrifying, page-turning novel of suspense by an author destined to join the ranks of the masters.

World Without End

Author: Sean Russell
Publisher: Daw Books
ISBN: 0886776244
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Fiction

When naturalist Tristam Flattery is summoned to save a plant species with magical, medicinal properties, he is drawn into a political struggle that spans generations, threatens civilization, and leads him to the ends of the known world. Original.

A Study Guide for Ken Follett s World Without End

Author: Gale, Cengage Learning
Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781410351531
Release Date:
Genre: Literary Criticism

A Study Guide for Ken Follett's "World Without End," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Literary Newsmakers for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Literary Newsmakers for Students for all of your research needs.

Die S ulen der Erde

Author: Ken Follett
Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE
ISBN: 9783838703374
Release Date: 2010-07-13
Genre: Fiction

England 1123-1173. Es ist eine Zeit blutiger Auseinandersetzungen zwischen Adel, Klerus und einfachem Volk, das unter Ausbeutung und Not leidet. Philip, ein junger Prior, dessen Eltern von marodierenden Söldnern abgeschlachtet wurden, träumt den Traum vom Frieden: der Errichtung einer Kathedrale gegen die Mächte des Bösen. Er und sein Baumeister Tom Builder, dessen Stiefsohn Jack und die Grafentochter Aliena müssen sich in einem Kampf auf Leben und Tod gegen ihre Widersacher behaupten, ehe Kingsbridge Schauplatz des größten abendländischen Bauwerks, der "Säulen der Erde" wird ...

Das Fundament der Ewigkeit

Author: Ken Follett
Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE
ISBN: 9783732542826
Release Date: 2017-09-12
Genre: Fiction

Nach DIE SÄULEN DER ERDE und DIE TORE DER WELT der neue große historische KINGSBRIDGE-Roman des internationalen Bestsellerautors: 1558. Noch immer wacht die altehrwürdige Kathedrale von Kingsbridge über die Stadt. Doch die ist im Widerstreit zwischen Katholiken und Protestanten zutiefst gespalten. Freundschaft, Loyalität, Liebe ... nichts scheint mehr von Bedeutung zu sein. Die wahren Feinde sind dabei nicht die rivalisierenden Konfessionen. Der eigentliche Kampf wird zwischen denen ausgefochten, die an Toleranz und Verständigung glauben, und den Tyrannen, die ihre Ideen den anderen aufzwingen wollen - koste es, was es wolle. Ned Willard wünscht sich nichts sehnlicher, als Margery Fitzgerald zu heiraten. Doch der Konflikt entzweit auch sie, und Ned verlässt Kingsbridge, um für die protestantische Prinzessin Elizabeth Tudor zu arbeiten. Als diese wenig später Königin wird, wendet sich ganz Europa gegen England. Um in dieser heiklen Situation früh vor Mordkomplotten, Aufständen und Angriffen der konkurrierenden Mächte gewarnt zu sein, baut die scharfsinnige Monarchin mit Neds Hilfe den ersten Geheimdienst des Landes auf. Die kleine Gruppe geschickter Spione und mutiger Geheimagenten ermöglicht es Elizabeth I. in den nächsten fünfzig Jahren, an ihrem Thron und ihren Prinzipien festzuhalten. Die Liebe zwischen Ned und Margery scheint verloren zu sein, denn von Edinburgh bis Genf steht ganz Europa in Flammen ...