The Pillars of the Earth
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. Against the backdrop, love-stories entwine: Tom, the master builder, Aliena, the noblewoman, the sadistic Lord William, Philip, the prior of Kingsbridge, Jack, the artist in stone work and Ellen, the woman from the forest who casts a curse. At once, this is a sensuous and enduring love story and an epic that shines with the fierce spirit of a passionate age.
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 »