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by | Read by John Lee

Historical Fiction • 24.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2020

John Lee returns to narrate the long-awaited prequel to the Pillars of the Earth epic series. In 997 CE, Vikings attack a small English fishing village, and a young boatbuilder named Edgar must strike out to survive elsewhere. With his trademark eloquence, Lee portrays the ambitious Edgar, who finds success through his carpentry skills and develops a growing friendship with the wise monk Brother Aldred. Lee employs a lighter tone and delicate accent for Lady Ragna, a French noblewoman who marries the regional elderman. In an unlikely partnership over the ten-year span of the novel, Ragna supports Edgar's vision and skills in building a bridge that is key to the flourishing of a community that grew to become the city of Kingsbridge. N.M.C. © AudioFile 2020, Portland, Maine [Published: NOVEMBER 2020]

Trade Ed. • Penguin Audio • 2020

CD ISBN 9780593289631 $70.00 • Twenty CDs

DD ISBN 9780593289648 $35.00


Library Ed. • Books on Tape • 2020

DD ISBN 9780593289655 $95.00

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