The Pillars of the Earth
The Pillars of the Earth is a sweeping epic of good and evil, treachery and intrigue, violence and beauty. This sensuous, spirited and passionate story is set against a backdrop of war, religious strife and power struggles which tears lives and families apart. In that time, there rises a magnificent Cathedral in Kingsbridge.
Venue - England, XII century. Heavy, troubled times, brutal manners... There is a struggle for the throne, gradually develops into a civil war. Other than legitimate heirs to the fight interfere church, rich and not-so English lords, knights and even monarchs of neighboring states. Against the background of anarchy and lawlessness, we see the story of Tom Builder and his family. The magnificent adaptation of the novel by Ken Follett will not leave anyone indifferent!Read more »