Follett brings readers nearly 46 hours of sheer entertainment. The much awaited sequel to Pillars of the Earth, this novel takes place in the same 12th=century town of Kingsbridge. The cathedral is the center of a web of love and hate, greed and pride, ambition and revenge.
In 1327, four children run away into the forest and see two men killed. Their adult lives are bound together by this tragedy. They see prosperity, famen, plague and war. The story of each is riveting.