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A Column of Fire (Kingsbridge #3)

In 1558, the ancient stones of Kingsbridge Cathedral look down on a city torn apart by religious conflict. As power in England shifts precariously between Catholics and Protestants, royalty and commoners clash, testing friendship, loyalty, and love.Ned Willard wants nothing more than to marry Margery Fitzgerald. But when the lovers find themselves on opposing sides of the religious conflict dividing the country, Ned goes to work for Princess Elizabeth. When she becomes queen, all Europe turns against England. The shrewd, determined young monarch sets up the countrys first secret service to give her early warning of assassination plots, rebellions, and invasion plans. Over a turbulent half-century, the love between Ned and Margery seems doomed as extremism sparks violence from Edinburgh to Geneva. Elizabeth clings to her throne and her principles, protected by a small, dedicated group of resourceful spies and courageous secret agents.The real enemies, then as now, are not the rival religions. The true battle pitches those who believe in tolerance and compromise against the tyrants who would impose their ideas on everyone elseno matter what the cost....

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ISBN : 9780525954972
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 928 pages
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A Column of Fire (Kingsbridge #3) Reviews

  • Melissa

    [email protected]%*+?!G!!!!!! Okay, please don't hate me for doing this in the review box, but just found out there's a third book in the "TPOTE" series and I'M DYING!!!!!!!!!! Book one was and still is such a love/hate for so many and I'm most definitely one of the diehard lovers of the first book, have the second and can't wait to read it and now A THIRD BOOK?!?!?!?! Just a little excited :-O I'm being a total book nerd and about to jump out of my skin!! Must get my hands on this ASAP!!!! I can't wait need ...more

  • Clif Hostetler

    The Reformation was a time when religion was front and center in national, social and personal identity. It was so important that it was common practice to kill those who held incorrect beliefs. The concept of tolerance was generally an abhorrent thought because it suggested that correct religious belief wasn't absolutely important and true. This book is a historical novel about a time when toleration of religious diversity was beginning to take hold during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. But tr ...more

  • Xabi1990

    A ver, que voy y me voy a despachar a gusto… (Y si eres fan a ultranza de Follett no sigas leyendo)

    Abandonado al 75% tras más de 850 página leídas (si se abandona con ese avance es que uno está quemadillo, ¿eh?).

    Que les den a los hugonotes, a los protestantes, a los católicos, a la reina Isabel I, a María Tudor e incluso a Felipe II.

    Y tras acabar con ellos que empiecen con los personajes del libro y sigan con el mismo procedimiento.

    (que bien me he “quedao”)

    Follett nos da un nuevo libro como los
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  • Anne Goldschrift

    Ich muss ehrlich sagen, dass ich mich mehr darauf gefreut habe, als es mich letztlich überzeugt hat. Ja, die Geschichte war toll, aber eigentlich hatte es so gar nichts mehr mit Die Säulen der Erde zu tun. Weder inhaltlich oder zeitlich, noch vom Gefühl beim Lesen.

    Es ist interessant, einen so großen Überblick über den Konflikt zwischen Katholiken und Protestanten zu bekommen, aber es war mir einfach irgendwann zu viel. Zu viele Zahlen, zu viele Personen, zu viele Beziehungen, zu viele Zeitsprün
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  • Lindsey

    I received a copy of the book from a Goodreads Giveaway.

    I will start by saying I loved the first two books in the Kingsbridge series. I remember being engrossed with their stories so I was very excited to read the third installment. However, if you choose to write a Tudor-era book that is one of many in a sea of Elizabethan novels, it had better be fantastic and this just wasn't. It irritated me to no end that most of the fictional characters somehow took over the pivotal role in so many importa
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  • Simona Bartolotta

    4.5

    “Sometimes Ned felt he lived in a rotten world.”


    I haven't read World Without End yet, but according what I've gathered from the reviews I've seen and my experience with the wonderful The Pillars of the Earth, A Column of Fire seems to be significantly different from both its predecessors. The most heard complaints are, as far as I know, the weakness of the romance and the lack of depth when it comes to the characters, most likely due to A Column of Fire having a much wider scope than the
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  • Jane

    I was asked to review this by Nudge and was thrilled 28 years ago I read the first book - Pillars of the Earth on holiday and was blown away. 18 years later saw the author then bring out the long awaited World without End and 10 years later I am sitting here with the third instalment. The book although a long time coming is worth the wait. I was given one of a limited edition numbered book proof of 1240.

    This is a spy story with Elizabeth the first reigning in the sixteenth century. As ever Ken F
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  • Matt

    Ken Follett again took a lengthy hiatus before penning this third novel in the series, which is reflected in the writing and shall be discussed below. Kingsbridge, with its cathedral and mighty bridge, again proves to be the initial backdrop of this thoroughly researched tome, set in the 16th century. The great community emerges in the opening pages of the novel, where the reader encounters Ned Willard, returning after a period away. As the snow falls, causing the great Cathedral to disappear, t ...more