"The Pillars of the Earth" by Ken Follett can be purchased either in digital format from the author's website or in paperback format by following the links to various publishers' websites. In the United States, the book is published by Dutton/Penguin.
"The Pillars of the Earth" was first published by William Morrow in 1989. It remains Follett's bestselling book and was featured in 2007 as one of Oprah's Book Club selections. According to the author himself, it was also one of the most exhausting to write.
Set in 12th-century England, it tells the stories of five principal characters, whose lives intersect against a backdrop of civil and religious conflict.