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

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From: Hugh Rowley
Sent: Thursday 3 August, 2006

Dear Ken
I accidently repurchased ‘Hornet Flight’ not realizing that I had read it before. I think that I enjoyed it the second time even more.
Thank you for your fine work.

United States

From: Anthony Sultana
Sent: Sunday 6 August, 2006

Hi Ken
You are just great, we want more and more books from you. Waiting anxiously for the sequel of ‘Pillars of the Earth’ in 2007, it is the best book I ever read.


From: Christopher Cobb
Sent: Monday 7 August, 2006

Dear Ken
I just wanted to thank you. A few buddies and I are hooked on you books that we have been reading while deployed to Iraq. Your books definitely help us to pass the time and help us escape the reality of what is going on here. Thanks again.

United States

From: Maureen Woodward
Sent: Tuesday 8 August, 2006

Dear Ken
My husband received ‘The Pillars of the Earth’ for his birthday and was absolutely ‘glued’ to it so I read it too. This is the first book of yours we have read and I must say it was a splendid story. I was sorry to get to the end of it so your sequel will be on our list of ‘must reads’. Thank you for the pleasure you gave us.

Best wishes
United Kingdom

From: Layla Hedges
Sent: Tuesday 22 August, 2006

Dear Ken
I just wanted to let you know what a pleasant surprise it was for me when I read ‘The Pillars of the Earth’ this summer for a school assignment. The book has made me think about so many things in a different way, including cathedrals, and I don’t think I’ve ever enjoyed a summer reading so much. I’m actually looking forward to writing that 4-page paper I’ve been assigned. I eventually plan on reading each and every one of your books because I know they will be amazing.

United States

From: Jim Nagle
Sent: Thursday 24 August, 2006

Dear Ken
I have read all but two of your novels they are great books once I start one I have a hard time setting it down!

United States

From: Ava Klinger
Sent: Saturday 26 August, 2006

Dear Ken
I have been reading your books for five years now, and every one I’ve read has been an absolute delight! Your first book published that I’ve read about Modigliani and the art world was something I was hoping you might explore again, now that you have become such a success. I would love to hear more about art history and scandals. Thanks for hearing my suggestion.

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