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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: Sami-Jo Hill
Sent: Friday 1 June, 2007

I just want to say that ‘Pillars of the Earth’ is one of the most well written books I have ever had the privilege of reading and I am so thrilled to hear there will be a sequel. I am currently in the middle of reading ‘Whiteout’ and very much enjoying it as well. You are a fantastically gifted writer and I can not wait to see what you will come out with in the future.


From: John Walker
Sent: Saturday 2 June, 2007

Hello Ken,

I have just finished reading ‘Pillars’ and I learnt more about history while reading your book than I have learnt in my entire life – and I’m 60 this year.

The end of the book was quite an experience for me. I have lived in Canterbury my whole life and while reading the closing pages which took part in Canterbury, I could see the Westgate Towers to my left and the Cathedral to my right all from my apartment window. An amazing experience for me!

I am now reading my way through the rest of your books.

United Kingdom

From: Anna Felföldi
On Friday 8 June, 2007

Dear Mr. Follett,
I’m 17 and I just want to tell you that I really love reading your books. My mum also loves your books. I just finished reading your book ‘The Man from St Petersburg’ and I think it’s a masterpiece! Thank you for your work.


From: Jayson Dechiro
Sent: Saturday 16 June, 2007

Dear Ken

I have really enjoyed reading your books. In the past 55 days I’ve read 13 of them. I’m looking forward to reading more. Thank you
United States

From: Colm Furey
Sent: Sunday 24 June, 2007

Hi Ken,
Just re-reading ‘Pillars of the Earth’ now in anticipation of the sequel. I like most of your novels but ‘Pillars’ is truly an epic work, a thesis, a study in history apart from the fictional tale. I look forward to the follow up, you certainly weave an intriguing web!


From: Patano Antonio
Sent: Wednesday 27 June, 2007

Dear Ken,

I consider myself a good reader, I usually read a couple books every month and, I think ‘The Pillars of the Earth’ is the best book I have ever read (three times). So I want to express to you that your writing is absolute amazing and interesting.

From: Cameron B Towner
Sent: Friday 29 June, 2007

Sir, I was very impressed by ‘Code to Zero’. I thoroughly enjoyed it. Thanks for your efforts.
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