About the Author
Ken Follett was 27 when he wrote his first book, Eye of the Needle, an award-winning thriller. After several more successful thrillers, he surprised everyone with his historical novel Pillars of the Earth, about the building of a cathedral in the Middle Ages. Its long-awaited sequel, World Without End, was also an international bestseller. Follett's latest epic, The Century Trilogy, follows five interrelated families navigating the 20th century.
Date of Birth:June 5, 1949
Place of Birth:Cardiff, Wales
Education:B.A. in Philosophy, University College, London, 1970