By Ken Follett
“Absorbing . . . very unlikely to resist.” —The Washington Post
As Europe erupts, can one younger undercover agent shield his queen? foreign bestselling writer Ken Follett takes us deep into the treacherous global of robust monarchs, intrigue, homicide, and treason along with his superb new epic, A Column of Fire.
In 1558, the traditional stones of Kingsbridge Cathedral glance down on a urban torn aside by way of spiritual clash. As energy in England shifts precariously among Catholics and Protestants, royalty and commoners conflict, trying out friendship, loyalty, and love.
Ned Willard wishes not anything greater than to marry Margery Fitzgerald. but if the enthusiasts locate themselves on opposing facets of the spiritual clash dividing the rustic, Ned is going to paintings for Princess Elizabeth. while she turns into queen, all Europe turns opposed to England. The sensible, made up our minds younger monarch units up the country’s first mystery carrier to provide her early caution of assassination plots, rebellions, and invasion plans. Over a turbulent part century, the affection among Ned and Margery turns out doomed as extremism sparks violence from Edinburgh to Geneva. Elizabeth clings to her throne and her rules, safe by means of a small, committed crew of ingenious spies and brave mystery agents.
the true enemies, then as now, will not be the rival religions. the genuine conflict pitches those that think in tolerance and compromise opposed to the tyrants who could impose their principles on each person else—no subject what the cost.
Set in the course of some of the most turbulent and innovative occasions in history, A Column of Fire is one in every of Follett’s most fun and impressive works but. it is going to satisfaction longtime enthusiasts of the Kingsbridge sequence and is the best creation for readers new to Ken Follett.
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