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A Column of Fire

(2017)
(The third book in the Pillars of the Earth series)
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The saga that has enthralled the millions of readers of The Pillars of the Earth and World Without End now continues with Ken Follett's magnificent, gripping A Column of Fire.

Christmas 1558, and young Ned Willard returns home to Kingsbridge to find his world has changed.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Genre: Historical    

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Hardback Editions

October 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: A Column of Fire (Thorndike Press Large Print Core)
Author(s): Ken Follett
ISBN: 1-4328-4410-5 / 978-1-4328-4410-3 (USA edition)
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September 2017 : UK Hardback
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Title: A Column of Fire (The Kingsbridge Novels)
Author(s): Ken Follett
ISBN: 1-4472-7873-9 / 978-1-4472-7873-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan
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September 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: A Column of Fire (Kingsbridge)
Author(s): Ken Follett
ISBN: 0-525-95497-X / 978-0-525-95497-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking
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September 2017 : UK Hardback
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Title: A Column of Fire (The Kingsbridge Novels)
Author(s): Ken Follett
ISBN: 1-5098-5715-X / 978-1-5098-5715-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan
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Paperback Editions

June 2018 : USA Mass Market Paperback

Title: Column of Fire
Author(s): Ken Follett
ISBN: 0-525-50507-5 / 978-0-525-50507-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Penguin Lcc Us
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June 2018 : UK Paperback

Title: A Column of Fire
Author(s): Ken Follett
ISBN: 1-4472-7877-1 / 978-1-4472-7877-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pan Books
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May 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Column of Fire
Author(s): Ken Follett
ISBN: 1-4472-7874-7 / 978-1-4472-7874-0 (UK edition)
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September 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Column of Fire
Author(s): Follett Ken
ISBN: 1-5098-5820-2 / 978-1-5098-5820-0 (UK edition)
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2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: A Column of Fire (The Kingsbridge Novels - Book 3)
Author(s): Ken Follett
ISBN: 0-525-55842-X / 978-0-525-55842-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Penguin US
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Audio Editions

September 2017 : UK Audio CD
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Title: A Column of Fire (The Kingsbridge Novels)
Author(s): Ken Follett
ISBN: 1-5098-6576-4 / 978-1-5098-6576-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Digital Audio
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September 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: A Column of Fire
Author(s): Ken Follett
Publisher: Macmillan Digital Audio
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September 2017 : UK Audio edition
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Title: A Column of Fire
Author(s): Ken Follett
Publisher: Macmillan Digital Audio
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September 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: A Column of Fire: The Kingsbridge Novels, Book 3
Author(s): Ken Follett
Publisher: Macmillan Digital Audio
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September 2017 : UK Audio edition
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Title: A Column of Fire: The Kingsbridge Novels, Book 3
Author(s): Ken Follett
Publisher: Macmillan Digital Audio
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September 2017 : USA Audio CD
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Title: A Column of Fire (Kingsbridge)
Author(s): Ken Follett
ISBN: 0-525-49714-5 / 978-0-525-49714-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Penguin Audio
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September 2017 : USA Audio CD
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Title: A Column of Fire (Kingsbridge)
Author(s): Ken Follett
ISBN: 0-525-49718-8 / 978-0-525-49718-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Penguin Audio
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September 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: A Column of Fire
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September 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: A Column of Fire
Author(s): Ken Follett
Publisher: Penguin Audio
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September 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: A Column of Fire
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September 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: A Column of Fire
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Kindle Editions

September 2017 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: A Column of Fire (The Kingsbridge Novels Book 3)
Author(s): Ken Follett
Publisher: Macmillan
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September 2017 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: A Column of Fire (Kingsbridge)
Author(s): Ken Follett
Publisher: Viking
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