The audio book is 45 hrs long. A sweeping historical novel set in 12th-century England during the time of the Black Death. The plague.
It follows characters over 40 years.
The Church is still powerful. New architecture and building techniques are revolutionizing the lives of people as they move from serfdom to free entrepreneurs.
It’s a bit of a soap opera with too high a percentage of the pages devoted to love stories and romantic disaster.
Still … I’ll be continuing on to book 3 in the series – A Column of Fire, published 2017. It’s set in the same English city starting 1558.
World Without End takes place in the same fictional town as Pillars of the Earth — Kingsbridge — and features the descendants of some Pillars characters 157 years later. …
A television miniseries based on the novel aired worldwide in 2012.