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Follett, Ken

Overview
Works: 967 works in 5,527 publications in 28 languages and 118,455 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Domestic fiction  Suspense fiction  Epic fiction  Science fiction  Drama  Television mini-series  Historical television programs 
Roles: Author, Producer, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Contributor, Author of introduction, Other, Conceptor
Classifications: PR6056.O45, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Ken Follett
Publications by Ken Follett
Most widely held works by Ken Follett
The Pillars of the earth by Ken Follett( Book )
230 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 6,359 libraries worldwide
Adventure saga of 12th century England, from a stone mason whose dream is to build a glorious cathedral to a man of God in a web of dangerous political intrigue
Fall of giants by Ken Follett( Book )
149 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 5,212 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 )
153 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 13 languages and held by 4,857 libraries worldwide
A missing canister containing a deadly virus forms the centre 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
Code to zero by Ken Follett( Book )
147 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 4,796 libraries worldwide
Top secret information about the United States first satellite launch in 1958 has been erased from the mind of American scientist Luke Lucas who must cure his own amnesia if he wants any chance to make the space shot successful
Hornet flight by Ken Follett( Book )
153 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 4,780 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
Eye of the needle : a novel by Ken Follett( Book )
156 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 4,665 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
Jackdaws by Ken Follett( Book )
90 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 4,621 libraries worldwide
In the days before D-Day, SOE agent Felicity "Flick" Clairet must carry out a plan to infiltrate the largest telephone exchange in France. She doesn't know that the Germans are waiting for her
A dangerous fortune by Ken Follett( Book )
194 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in 15 languages and held by 4,400 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
The key to Rebecca by Ken Follett( Book )
203 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 19 languages and held by 4,325 libraries worldwide
Alex Wolff, a master spy, is on a mission to steal British military plans in World War II Cairo, and British officer Major Vandam must thwart him
Winter of the world by Ken Follett( Book )
96 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 4,173 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
The hammer of Eden : a novel by Ken Follett( Book )
154 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 4,114 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
The third twin : a novel by Ken Follett( Book )
130 editions published between 1006 and 2014 in 15 languages and held by 4,020 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
World without end by Ken Follett( Book )
67 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 3,755 libraries worldwide
On the day after Halloween, in the year 1327, four children slip away from the cathedral city of Kingsbridge. They are a thief, a bully, a boy genius and a girl who wants to be a doctor. This work takes readers back to medieval Kingsbridge two centuries later, as the men, women and children of the city once again grapple with historical change
A place called freedom by Ken Follett( Book )
87 editions published between 1195 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,679 libraries worldwide
In 18th Century Scotland, Mack MacAsh, a rebellious youth who tried to escape from a slave mine, is caught and deported in chains to America. On the same boat is the mine owner's son, travelling to his plantation in Virginia, and with him is his fiancee, Lizzie Hallim, who helped MacAsh escape. She and MacAsh will meet again and love will bloom
Edge of eternity by Ken Follett( Book )
75 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,533 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
On wings of eagles by Ken Follett( Book )
56 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,330 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
Paper money by Ken Follett( Book )
117 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 2,896 libraries worldwide
Independent events occur on a single morning in London., An MP wakes up after spending the night with a woman he picked up at a bar, a tycoon meets a Bank of England official for breakfast, and a criminal briefs his crew. These avaricious characters become integral members of a larger conspiracy
Fall of giants by Ken Follett( Sound Recording )
31 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 2,484 libraries worldwide
Thirteen-year-old Billy Williams enters a man's world in the Welsh mining pits. Gus Dewar finds a surprising new career in Woodrow Wilson's White House. Brothers Grigori and Lev Peshkov embark on radically different paths when their plan to immigrate to America falls afoul. Billy's sister Ethel, a housekeeper for the aristocratic Fitzherberts, takes a fateful step above her station, while Lady Fitzherbert falls in love with Walter von Ulrich, a spy at the German embassy in London
Triple : a novel by Ken Follett( Book )
57 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,338 libraries worldwide
Israeli intelligence arranges the hijacking of a uranium shipment in such complete secrecy that not even her allies will have time to interfere
Winter of the world by Ken Follett( Sound Recording )
26 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 1,954 libraries worldwide
This novel picks up right where the first book left off, as its five interrelated families, American, German, Russian, English, Welsh, enter a time of enormous social, political, and economic turmoil, beginning with the rise of the Third Reich, through the Spanish Civil War and the great dramas of World War II, 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
 
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controlled identity Follet, Ken

controlled identity Martinsen, Martin

controlled identity Myles, Symon

controlled identity Ross, Bernard L.

controlled identity Stone, Zachary

Fālit, Kin
Folets, Kens, 1949-
Follett.
Follett, K.
Follett, Ken, 1949-
Follett, Kenneth Martin
Follett, Kenneth Martin 1949-
Fulaite, Ken
Fūlit, Kin
Ken Follett Brits schrijver
Ken Follett écrivain britannique
Ken Follett pisarz brytyjski
Ken Follett scrittore britannico
Ken Follett walisischer Schriftsteller
Myles , Simon
Myles Simon 1949-....
Myles, Symon.
Myles, Symon 1949-
Stone , Zachary
Stone Zachary 1949-....
Кен Фолет
Кен Фоллетт
Фоллетт, Кен
Քեն Ֆոլլեթ
פולט, קן
קן פולט
كين فوليت
کن فالت
কেন ফলেট
เคน ฟอลเลตต์
켄 폴릿
폴레트, 켄 1949-
폴렛, 켄 1949-
폴리트, 켄 1949-
폴릿, 켄 1949-
ケン・フォレット
ケンフォレット
フォレット, ケン
福莱特 肯
肯·福勒特
肯. 福莱特
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French (209)
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Greek, Modern [1453- ] (4)
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