A Column of Fire (The Kingsbridge Novels Book 3) by Ken Follett

By Ken Follett

The saga that has enthralled the thousands of readers of The Pillars of the Earth and World with no End now keeps with Ken Follett's incredible, 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 by way of spiritual hatred. Europe is in turmoil as excessive rules conflict bloodily with friendship, loyalty and love, and Ned quickly reveals himself at the contrary facet from the woman he longs to marry, Margery Fitzgerald.

Then Elizabeth Tudor turns into queen and all of Europe turns opposed to England. The intelligent, 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.

Elizabeth is aware that pleasing, headstrong Mary Queen of Scots lies in wait in Paris. a part of a brutally bold French relations, Mary has been proclaimed the rightful ruler of britain, together with her personal supporters scheming to do away with 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 rules, secure via a small, devoted team of creative spies and brave mystery brokers, it turns into transparent that the true enemies – then as now – are usually not the rival religions.

The actual conflict pitches those that think in tolerance and compromise opposed to the tyrants who may impose their rules on all people else – irrespective of the cost.

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