Have recently finished Ken Follett’s World Without End. I don’t often give a book ten out of ten, but this one certainly merits it. Eleven hundred page-turning pages. Set in 14th Century England; a saga about power and corruption battling against integrity and common-sense. There is a great deal of background information about people’s lives, hopes and fears during that period of history. A painless way to absorb historical information by osmosis, as it were. Its only fault for me was that at times the tension became unbearable. But that was because I cared so much about the characters involved. A book with a good story, sound characterisation and erudite language is rare. However, I am almost scared at looking for other books by the same author. I need to recover first.
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