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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: William Sutherland
Sent: Wednesday 3 January, 2007

Dear Ken
Thank you very much for writing so many interesting books. I am not a person that normally reads a lot but I have to say I have read ‘Jackdaws’ four times, ‘Whiteout’ three times and ‘Pillars of the Earth’ four times. My wife also bought ‘Pillars of the Earth’ in Spanish as it’s her language. Keep writing and all the best for the New Year to all your family. At the present time I have more than six of your books.


From: Patrick Gravel
Sent: Friday 5 January, 2007

I am a Navy corpsman serving in Iraq and I picked up one of your books, ‘Jackdaws’, one day and started to read it and could not put it down.

Growing up I was never much of a reader except for what I had to read for school. But reading your books I can’t put them down I am reading ‘Hornet Flight’ right now. and I am getting ready to read ‘Whiteout’. I am sure that it is going to be a fun read.

Thank you for getting me interested in reading!
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From: Dave Campbell
Sent: Friday 5 January, 2007

I’m mainly writing to get on the e-mail list. I do want to say that I’ve read every one of your books and enjoy them tremendously. You’re one of only a handful of authors whose books I make a point of buying (in hardcover) as soon as they come out. I’m very much looking forward to the sequel to ‘Pillars of the Earth’, one of my favorite books of all time.

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From: Carrie Compton
Sent: Saturday 6 January, 2007

Dear Ken
Bravo! As a first time reader I couldn’t put down ‘Whiteout’. Excellent, not a boring page within the book. I cannot wait to collect every novel by you. I cannot believe I have not found your books sooner. Kept me turning pages all through the entire night without sleep. Loved it!

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From: Daniel Dossey
On Saturday 6 January, 2007

Dear Ken
During college a friend of mine recommended ‘The Pillars of the Earth’ to me. That story was so powerful it’s almost as if it has infused itself into my life. The story moved me so deeply that I will always considered it one of those ‘defining’ moments in life for me. I have of course passed it on countless times since then. In fact one person I passed it onto wrote me an e-mail about your upcoming sequel to ‘Pillars’. Both of us are giddy with anticipation for the book’s arrival. I love what you do. Thanks for the contribution to the world of beauty.

Daniel Dossey
United States

From: Alan Ludford
Sent: Thursday 11 January, 2007

Dear Ken,
Just finished ‘Hornet Flight’. Outstanding!!! My family roots are Danish circa 1092 then moved to England! Was a fighter control OP in Canada before remuster to aircrew and had served with people who worked in radar in the UK so the story was of great interest. Have flown the whole Moth series and appreciated the descriptions. Outstanding work!! Keep it up!


From: Anthony Sivilla
Sent: Friday 12 January, 2007

Hello Mr. Follett,
I just wanted to let you know that in all of the books that I have read I have never experienced as many emotions at one time as I did while reading ‘Pillars of the Earth’. It was a fantastic book and am eagerly awaiting ‘World Without End’. Just wanted to say thank-you for such a great book.


From: Renè Steffense
Sent: Monday 22 January, 2007

Dear Ken
You have a very positive and sympathetic approach to life, writing and taking care of your fans. I enjoyed reading your web-site.


From: Babulal Purohit
Sent: Saturday 27 January, 2007

Hi Ken,
I recently read the book, ‘On Wings of Eagles’. An amazing book. I liked it very much. have purchased few of your other novels as well. Waiting for the new novel to be released. Now reading ‘Eye of the Needle’.


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