Ken Follett Collection

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Kenneth Martin “Ken” Follett (born 5 June 1949) is a Welsh author of thrillers and historical novels who has sold more than 150 million copies of his works. Many of his books have reached number 1 on the New York Times Bestseller list, including Edge of Eternity, Fall of Giants, The Key to Rebecca, Lie Down with Lions, Triple, Winter of the World, and World Without End.

Awards

  • 2013 – made a Grand Master at the Edgar Awards in New York.
  • 2012 – Winter of the World won the Qué Leer Prize for Best Translated Book of that year in Spain.
  • 2010 – Fall of Giants won the Libri Golden Book Award for Best Fiction Title in Hungary that year.
  • 2010 – Made a Grand Master at Thrillerfest V in New York.
  • 2008 – Won the Olaguibel Prize for contributing to the promotion and awareness of architecture.
  • 2008 – Made an Honorary Doctor of Literature by The University of Exeter.
  • 2007 – Made an Honorary Doctor of Literature by The University of Glamorgan.
  • 2007 – Made an Honorary Doctor of Literature by Saginaw Valley State University.
  • 2003 – Jackdaws won the Corine Literature Prize in Bavaria.
  • 1999 – Hammer of Eden won the Premio Bancarella Literary Prize in Italy.
  • 1979 – Eye of the Needle won the Edgar Best Novel Award from the Mystery Writers of America.

 

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