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Gentle reader

Here you will find selected letters you have written (earlier ones over the years are here), and a quick quiz.

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I received these letters recently, and thought you would enjoy them as much as I did…

From: The Rev. Dr. Lawrence J. Bradford
On: Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Dear Mr. Follett:
Today I completed my fifth reading of Pillars of the Earth. In a Preface to the New American Library edition you wrote, ".… it is my best book." I agree, but for me, it is much more. ‘The Pillars of the Earth’ is, without reservation, simply the greatest novel I have ever read (and re-read) in my 75 years. Since its publication in 1989, every five years or so I return to this epic story. Thank you, sir, for creating this literary masterpiece. Reading it has brought me more enjoyment than you can fathom.

With appreciation,
United States

From: Gil Sidi
On: Saturday 4 February, 2017

I read most of Ken's books for many many years! Every new book is a fresh masterpiece. Waiting for the next...


From: Beth Brooks
On: Saturday 4 February, 2017

I never knew why my granddad hated Churchill so much until I found out he was a soldier at Gallipoli and having read your Century Trilogy it all then made sense to me. I was able to put his personal memories into perspective.


From: Margaret
On: Monday 6 February, 2017

There is no other author I enjoy reading more. Your new trilogy brought so many memories back to me. I was born in Eastern Europe in the sixties. Now I am living in US. Thank you for the most of my best evenings when I rush to finish all daily chores just to be able to open the book written by you.

United States

From: Laura Guiotto
On: Monday 6 February, 2017

I think you are the best writer and dream-maker ever. In every book, I can make a movie on my head, a word is an emotion and every time I finish I feel bad … never stop writing please!!!!

Thank you for your attention!

From: Collin Owens
On: Tuesday 7 February, 2017

I have listened to ALL of your books in audio format and enjoyed all of them with the single exception of 'Wings of Eagles' – Usually while driving or walking et al. I particularly enjoyed the Kingsbridge series and very much look forward to the next.

Congratulations and very well done.

My sincere thanks for keeping me safe during some long journeys.


From: Lilia Lasso de la Vega
On: Wednesday 8 February, 2017

I have enjoyed reading all your books. ‘The Pillars of the Earth’ is one of the most beautiful books that I have ever read.


From: Beverly Lessard
On: Monday 13 February, 2017

Hi Ken...I just finished reading "Code to Zero" which is our book club book this month. It was VERY good, I enjoyed it immensely! I had just read a book about the Dulles Brothers so when you spoke about our involvement in our governments, I knew you were speaking the truth... unfortunately! Big UGH here! But... and I'm sure you've received tons of emails and letters... the last chapter should have been 1969. I was 19 when Neil Armstrong walked on the moon... it was a red letter day! Two weeks later all my friends left for Woodstock but I stayed back to work as I was putting myself through college. oh well!!! In any case... I love your writing, great plots and I love the romantic parts. I'm sure you are a romantic at heart!!!

United States

From: Erin Konrad
On: Monday 27 February, 2017

I just completed the Century Trilogy and my only disappointment is that I completed the trilogy. I could not put them down for the past four weeks and, although I read a lot, cannot remember enjoying any novels as much.

Thank you
United States

I look forward to your letters. Please write to me via the Contact page, and do see earlier letters

If you’ve read several of my books, you might enjoy matching the first line with the title, or guessing the working title