By Ken Follett
The saga that has enthralled the thousands of readers of The Pillars of the Earth and World with out End now maintains with Ken Follett's tremendous, gripping A Column of Fire.
Christmas 1558, and younger Ned Willard returns domestic to Kingsbridge to discover his international has changed.
The historic stones of Kingsbridge Cathedral glance down on a urban torn through non secular hatred. Europe is in turmoil as excessive rules conflict bloodily with friendship, loyalty and love, and Ned quickly reveals himself at the contrary part from the woman he longs to marry, Margery Fitzgerald.
Then Elizabeth Tudor turns into queen and all of Europe turns opposed to England. The wise, decided younger monarch units up the country’s first mystery provider to offer her early caution of assassination plots, rebellions and invasion plans.
Elizabeth is aware that appealing, headstrong Mary Queen of Scots lies in wait in Paris. a part of a brutally bold French family members, Mary has been proclaimed the rightful ruler of britain, together with her personal supporters scheming to eliminate the hot queen.
Over a turbulent half-century, the affection among Ned and Margery turns out doomed, as extremism sparks violence from Edinburgh to Geneva. With Elizabeth clinging precariously to her throne and her ideas, secure by means of a small, committed staff of creative spies and brave mystery brokers, it turns into transparent that the true enemies – then as now – will not be the rival religions.
The precise conflict pitches those that think in tolerance and compromise opposed to the tyrants who might impose their principles on each person else – regardless of the cost.
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