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Ken Follett


Wales (1949 - )

aka Martin Martinsen, Symon Myles, Bernard L Ross, Zachary Stone

Ken Follett was only twenty-seven when he wrote Eye of the Needle, the award-winning novel which became an international bestseller and a distinguished film. Before that, he had been a newspaper reporter and a publishing executive after studying philosophy at University College, London. He has since written ten equally successful novels and the non-fiction bestseller, On Wings of Eagles. Ken Follett lives with his family in London and Stevenage.
 
Series
Apples Carstairs (as by Symon Myles)
1. The Big Needle (1975)
2. The Big Black (1974)
3. The Big Hit (1975)
The Big NeedleThe Big Hit
 
Piers Roper
1. The Shakeout (1975)
2. The Bear Raid (1976)
The ShakeoutThe Bear Raid
 
The Pillars of the EarthWorld Without EndThe Pillars of the Earth / World Without End
 
Fall of GiantsWinter of the WorldEdge of EternityThe Century Trilogy Boxed Set
 
Non fiction
Under the Streets of Nice (1978) (with Rene Louis Maurice)
     aka Heist of the Century
The Gentlemen of 16 July (1980)
Under the Streets of NiceThe Gentlemen of 16 July
 
Awards
Edgar Awards Best Novel winner (1979) : Eye of the Needle


Ken Follett recommends
Shell Game
Shell Game (1985)
Douglas Terman
"A first-class thriller. It marks the coming-of-age of a great suspense novelist."
Fall from Grace
Fall from Grace (1985)
Larry Collins
"Constant danger... suspense... excellent!"
Kabul
Kabul (1986)
M E Hirsh
"A magnificent evocation of the romance, the cruelty, the tragedy, and the passion of Afghanistan. Spellbinding."



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