Each week in the Book Room online, we recommend newly published English books that we love. This week we are featuring the theme of Cathedrals with books from the Book Room.
Come join us at The Book Room on 15 January at 16h for a casual discussion in English of the building and development of cathedrals. We'll base our conversation on The Pillars of the Earth, but it is not necessary to have read the book to participate. Please sign up via firstname.lastname@example.orgThe principle of Gothic architecture is infinity made imaginable. When we build, let us think we build forever.
--Samuel Taylor Coleridge
THE PILLARS OF THE EARTHThe Pillars of the Earth is a historical novel by Ken Follett published in 1989 about the building of a cathedral in the fictional town of Kingsbridge, England. Set in the 12th century, the novel covers the time between the sinking of the White Ship and the murder of Thomas Becke…