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Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by John Lee

Historical Fiction • 45.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2007

John Lee gives a breathtaking performance of Follett’s sequel to PILLARS OF THE EARTH. Two hundred years have passed, and fourteenth-century Kingsbridge is now a prosperous town, with its cathedral and priory still a central force. As the novel follows its four main characters from 1327 to 1361, medieval English life is slowly and thoroughly revealed. Lee gives stunning portraits of change-resistant churchmen, the hardships and superstitions of peasant life, the inequities of corrupt noblemen, and the grotesqueries of the Black Death. While creating wholly credible major and minor characters, Lee delivers Follett’s intricate plots and subplots, making each detail fascinating, from medieval medicine and bridge-building to the surprisingly powerful role of women. Even after 36 CDs, listeners will be sorry to see this book end. S.J.H. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2008, Portland, Maine [Published: APR/ MAY 08]



Trade Ed. • Penguin Audio • 2007

CD ISBN 978-0-14-314235-5 $59.95 • Thirty-six CDs

DD ISBN $41.97


Library Ed. • Books on Tape • 2007

CD ISBN 978-1-4159-3616-0 $129.00 • Thirty-six CDs

DD ISBN $109.65

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