The Armour of Light

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Fiction, General Fiction
Hardback Published on: 26/09/2023
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Synopsis

The grand master of gripping fiction is back. International No.1 bestseller Ken Follett returns to Kingsbridge with an epic tale of revolution and a cast of unforgettable characters. Revolution is in the air. 1792. A tyrannical government is determined to make England a mighty commercial empire. In France, Napoleon Bonaparte begins his rise to power, and with dissent rife, France's neighbours are on high alert. Kingsbridge is on the edge. Unprecedented industrial change sweeps the land, making the lives of the workers in Kingbridge's prosperous cloth mills a misery. Rampant modernization and dangerous new machinery are rendering jobs obsolete and tearing families apart. Tyranny is on the horizon. Now, as international conflict nears, a story of a small group of Kingsbridge people - including spinner Sal Clitheroe, weaver David Shoveller and Kit, Sal's inventive and headstrong son - will come to define the struggle of a generation as they seek enlightenment and fight for a future free from oppression.

  • Publisher: Pan Macmillan
  • ISBN: 2928377168476
  • Number of pages: 1024
  • Dimensions: 234 x 153 mm

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The Armour of Light
Amazing read
Just a book which cannot be put down from the moment you pick it up. Ken Follett's ability to introduce characters which you immediately form a bond with ... READ MORE
David Richards
The Armour of Light
Fantastic read
Follett one of the best storytellers there are. It’s a long tome, but once started it was extremely difficult to put down. Thoroughly recommend, a great re... READ MORE
Northcote Gal
The Armour of Light
En Follett at his best
As usual I couldn’t put this Ken Follet amazing book down. A great story and the characters are believable reflecting all the cruelty of that time in our ... READ MORE
marilyn northwood