by Edward Rutherfurd
Eric Mueller from Los Angeles, CA says:
This Michener-esque "sweeping saga of the area surrounding Stonehenge" follows five families (really, the lineage of five groups) through 10,000 years of history.
by David Macaulay
Read this one before you read The Pillars of the Earth and you will appreciate even more what it took to build a cathedral. It is nominally a children's book, so it has a simplistic "plot" — ignore the plot, and focus on the finely detailed pictures and the descriptions of the cathedral structure. Then take yourself to France, and visit Notre Dame and Chartres!
by Ken Follett
Stephanie Rodriguez from Smithtown NY says:
Love love love this book!!! It takes you back in time and shows how life was in the Renaissance period, how people fought to survive, the cruelty among men, the rise and fall of "royalty," and what true love and determination can do to change your life. I've recommended this book to everyone I know! A definite must read!
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About Tristan Colson
My primary goal in life is to read every (good) book that has ever been written, and I'm making good progress. In my spare time, I'm a software engineer, and try to squeeze in about 5,000 different hobbies and a lot of traveling.
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