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Follett, Ken

Overview
Works: 1,845 works in 9,289 publications in 32 languages and 147,470 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Suspense fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Spy fiction  War fiction  Epic fiction  Domestic fiction  Romance fiction 
Roles: Author, Producer, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Other, Translator, Author of introduction, Contributor, Scenarist, Conceptor, Host
Classifications: PR6056.O45, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ken Follett
The Pillars of the earth by Ken Follett( Book )

478 editions published between 1987 and 2018 in 13 languages and held by 8,652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in twelfth-century England, this epic intertwines the lives of kings, clergy, master masons and peasants as a magnificent cathedral is built. In these turbulent days family rivalry, romance and intrigue are all part of its construction
World without end by Ken Follett( Book )

200 editions published between 2001 and 2018 in 13 languages and held by 5,600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two centuries after the building of the elaborate Gothic cathedral in Kingsbridge, its prior finds himself at the center of a web of ambition and revenge that places the city at a crossroad of commerce, medicine, and architecture
Fall of giants by Ken Follett( Book )

126 editions published between 2004 and 2018 in 12 languages and held by 5,454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the fate of five interrelated families - American, German, Russian, English, and Welsh - as they move through the dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for women's suffrage
Whiteout by Ken Follett( Book )

187 editions published between 1984 and 2019 in 12 languages and held by 4,906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A missing canister containing a deadly virus forms the center of a storm that traps Stanley Oxenford, director of a medical research firm, and a violent trio of thugs in a remote house during a Christmas Eve blizzard
Eye of the needle : a novel by Ken Follett( Book )

203 editions published between 1900 and 2019 in 15 languages and held by 4,895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An extraordinary World War II German agent with secret information about the Allied D-Day landing waits at an English lighthouse to be picked up by a submarine and becomes sidetracked by an affair with a paraplegic's wife
Code to zero by Ken Follett( Book )

171 editions published between 2000 and 2019 in 9 languages and held by 4,723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man wakes up shaking with fear on the cold rest room floor in Union Station, Washington, D.C. He doesn't know how he got there, or even his own name. His ragged, dirty clothes imply that he's a bum, probably getting over a bender. But something seems terribly wrong--and shadowy figures follow his every move. Searching for answers, the man uncovers a shocking truth that threatens to derail America's space program, even while Cape Canaveral counts down to liftoff
Winter of the world by Ken Follett( Book )

111 editions published between 2012 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 4,675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This novel continues the stories of five interrelated families who struggle with social, political, and economic turmoil in the mid-twentieth century, during which they witness the rise of Nazi Germany, the Spanish Civil War, and the horrors of World War II. It picks up right where the first book left off, and continues up to the explosions of the American and Soviet atomic bombs. Carla von Ulrich, born of German and English parents, finds her life engulfed by the Nazi tide until she commits a deed of great courage and heartbreak. American brothers Woody and Chuck Dewar, each with a secret, take separate paths to momentous events, one in Washington, the other in the bloody jungles of the Pacific. English student Lloyd Williams discovers in the crucible of the Spanish Civil War that he must fight Communism just as hard as Fascism. Daisy Peshkov, a driven American social climber, cares only for popularity and the fast set, until the war transforms her life, not just once but twice, while her cousin Volodya carves out a position in Soviet intelligence that will affect not only this war, but the war to come. These characters and many others find their lives inextricably entangled as their experiences illuminate the cataclysms that marked the century. From the drawing rooms of the rich to the blood and smoke of battle, their lives intertwine, propelling the reader into dramas of ever increasing complexity
Hornet flight by Ken Follett( Book )

151 editions published between 2000 and 2019 in 11 languages and held by 4,652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is June 1941 and the war is not going well for England. Somehow, the Germans are anticipating the RAFUs flight paths, and shooting down British bombers with impunity. Filled with knife-edge suspense and rich, tantalizing characters, this is Ken Follett writing at the top of his form -- unforgettable storytelling from an unforgettable writer
Jackdaws by Ken Follett( Book )

130 editions published between 2001 and 2019 in 9 languages and held by 4,594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his own best tradition of "Eye of the Needle" and "The Key to Rebecca, " Follett follows his major bestseller, "Code to Zero, " with a breathtaking novel of suspense set in the most dangerous days of World War II
The key to Rebecca by Ken Follett( Book )

257 editions published between 1980 and 2019 in 13 languages and held by 4,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He is known to the Germans as 'Sphinx', to others as Alex Wolff, a European businessman. He arrives suddenly in Cairo from out of the desert, armed with a radio set, a lethal blade and a copy of Daphne du Maurier's Rebecca -- a ruthless man with a burning conviction that he will win at all costs. The stakes are high, for the survival of the British campaign in North Africa is in the balance. Only Major William Vandam, an Intelligence officer, and a beautiful courtesan Elene can put an end to Wolff's brilliant clandestine reports of British troop movements and strategic plans ... As Rommel's troops come nearer to victory, Vandam pursues Wolff across the merciless desert to a terrifying life or death confrontation between the two adversaries
Lie down with lions by Ken Follett( Book )

141 editions published between 1985 and 2019 in 14 languages and held by 4,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American man, a French physician, and a English woman are terrorized by the Russian invasion of Afghanistan
A dangerous fortune by Ken Follett( Book )

178 editions published between 1983 and 2019 in 14 languages and held by 4,391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1866, tragedy strikes at the exclusive Windfield School. A young student drowns in a mysterious accident involving a small circle of boys. Among them are scrappy Hugh Pilaster; his older cousin Edward, the weak, dissolute heir to the Pilaster banking fortune; and Micky Miranda, the darkly handsome son of a brutal South American landowner. The drowning and its aftermath initiate a spiraling circle of treachery that will span three decades and entwine many lives
Night over water by Ken Follett( Book )

144 editions published between 1991 and 2019 in 15 languages and held by 4,340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An English aristocrat, a German scientist, a murderer, a thief, and a beautiful woman are among the desperate passengers who board the most luxurious airliner ever built to escape from England two days after the declaration of war against Germany in 1939
On wings of eagles by Ken Follett( Book )

110 editions published between 1983 and 2019 in 12 languages and held by 4,305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of a former Green Beret commander who led a group of businessmen on a daring rescue mission to free two men from an Iranian jail
The man from St. Petersburg by Ken Follett( Book )

185 editions published between 1982 and 2019 in 10 languages and held by 4,258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feliks Kechessinsky, who has become a brutal Russian anarchist, is sent to England on the eve of World War I to assassinated the Czar's representative, but his mission is complicated by a love from his distant past
Edge of eternity by Ken Follett( Book )

96 editions published between 2014 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 4,251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

East German teacher Rebecca Hoffmann discovers she's been spied on by the Stasi for years and commits an impulsive act that will affect her family for the rest of their lives. George Jakes, the child of a mixed-race couple, bypasses a corporate law career to join Robert F. Kennedy's Justice Department, and finds himself in the middle not only of the seminal events of the civil rights battle, but a much more personal battle of his own. Cameron Dewar, the grandson of a senator, jumps at the chance to do some official and unofficial espionage for a cause he believes in, only to discover that the world is a much more dangerous place than he'd imagined. Dimka Dvorkin, a young aide to Nikita Khrushchev, becomes a prime agent both for good and for ill as the United States and the Soviet Union race to the brink of nuclear war, while his twin sister, Tanya, carves out a role that will take her from Moscow to Cuba to Prague to Warsaw and into history
The third twin : a novel by Ken Follett( Book )

174 editions published between 1006 and 2019 in 12 languages and held by 4,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thriller on genes manipulation. By chance a woman scientist comes across twins who were born of different mothers and so discovers a secret U.S. government project to produce the perfect soldier. The discovery of these experiments, in which women without knowing gave birth to test-tube clones, puts her life in danger
The hammer of Eden : a novel by Ken Follett( Book )

177 editions published between 1986 and 2019 in 10 languages and held by 4,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of eco-terrorists threaten to start an earthquake and destroy San Francisco unless the government abandons plans to create a dam. They are ignored until the earth trembles and FBI agent Judy Maddox discovers that the technology for a man-made earthquake is available. At which point a race against time gets underway
A place called freedom by Ken Follett( Book )

180 editions published between 1995 and 2019 in 10 languages and held by 4,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the teeming streets of 1776 London to the infernal hold of a slave ship headed for the American colonies to a sprawling Virginia plantation, two restless young people, separated by politics and position, are bound by their search for a place called freedom
A column of fire by Ken Follett( Book )

68 editions published between 2017 and 2019 in 7 languages and held by 3,691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"International bestselling author Ken Follett has enthralled millions of readers with The Pillars of the Earth and World Without End, two stories of the Middle Ages set in the fictional city of Kingsbridge. The saga now continues with Follett's magnificent new epic, A Column of Fire. In 1558, the ancient stones of Kingsbridge Cathedral look down on a city torn apart by religious conflict. As power in England shifts precariously between Catholics and Protestants, royalty and commoners clash, testing friendship, loyalty, and love. Ned Willard wants nothing more than to marry Margery Fitzgerald. But when the lovers find themselves on opposing sides of the religious conflict dividing the country, Ned goes to work for Princess Elizabeth. When she becomes queen, all 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. Over a turbulent half century, the love between Ned and Margery seems doomed as extremism sparks violence from Edinburgh to Geneva. Elizabeth clings to her throne and her principles, protected by a small, dedicated group of resourceful spies and courageous secret agents"--
 
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Кен Фолет

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福莱特 肯

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