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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: Irene Morrissey
Sent: Wednesday 1 August, 2007

How do you come up with these plots? I just finished ‘Pillars of the Earth’ (took me quite a while!), and was really amazed at your storytelling. You must do a lot of research into the Middle Ages. Well, anyhow… can’t wait for the October 2007 release of your new book.

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From: George Stapleton
Sent: Sunday 5 August, 2007

I read ‘Pillars of the Earth’ in 1990. In my list of books read I noted “Best book I’ve read all year!” While working in a book store from 1994 to 2006 (after retiring from teaching) there were many times, when discussing your books with customers, that ‘Pillars of the Earth’ was praised as your best. When I discovered a month ago that a sequel was coming out in October, I read ‘Pillars’ again. I could still remember some of the characters, but I could not remember the plot twists, so it was as exciting an experience as the first time! The deftness and intricacies of your plotting are superb! I look forward with great anticipation to reading ‘World Without End!’

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From: Larry Vetter
Sent: Wednesday 15 August, 2007

Ken – With admiration and respect for your remarkable skill as a novelist, I want to thank you for many great reads. I especially appreciated ‘The Pillars of the Earth’, a gentle miracle that instructed my heart and inspired an enduring love of cathedrals. Thank you also for the ‘Masterclass’.

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From: Mary Romero
Sent: Friday 17 August, 2007

Dear Mr. Follett,

I am so excited that ‘World Without End’ is coming out, I’ve already emailed my book group and spread the word. I have loved all of your books and have been waiting for this it seems like forever, ‘Pillars’ was a great book. Much luck and many thanks for a great reading experience every time.

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From: Sarah Murnen
Sent: Wednesday 22 August, 2007

Just finished ‘Hornet Flight’, loved ‘Eye Of The Needle’ and ‘Whiteout’. Good job!!

Sarah Murnen
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From: Craig Hamilton
Sent: Wednesday 29 August, 2007

I plan on taking 3 days off work on Oct 9th. I’ve been waiting for this release for years. ‘Pillars’ is the only book I have read 3 times. I hope you are in the area promoting the book, I would love to see you in person. I have read all your books.

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From: Martin Murphy
Sent: Thursday 30 August, 2007

I am just now re-discovering reading… at the age of 38 and am completely seized by ‘Jackdaws.’ I look forward to your other works and wanted to commend your effort. As I read ‘Jackdaws’, I thought immediately that it would make a stunning movie. I was then thrilled to find out that many of your works have already been depicted in film. I look forward to seeing all of them. Thank you for what you do.

A new and devoted fan,
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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