Fri, 05/10/2012 - 08:47
Al Zuckerman, agent to bestselling novelist Ken Follett, has condemned the 20p pricing of his author’s new novel Winter of the World (Macmillan) in e-book format as “absurd and outrageous”. Meanwhile, angry independent booksellers have branded the pricing “a farce”.
The novel, the second in...
Mon, 01/10/2012 - 12:32
Author Ken Follett's latest book is being offered for 20p on Amazon's Kindle store after being released as a hardback just over a fortnight ago.
Winter of the World (Macmillan, 13th September), the second title in Follett's Century of Giants trilogy, has a digital list price of £11.64, but is being offered...
Wed, 06/10/2010 - 06:00
Ken Follett fans are being offered "the most innovative and unique of digital experiences" to go alongside his new book Fall of Giants, published this week.
3D audio clips created by "sound artist" Nick Ryan have been created to set the scene at key points in the novel's narrative - with settings...
Mon, 13/09/2010 - 06:11
Pan Macmillan has said that it intends to print 240,000 copies of Ken Follett's Fall of Giants across home and international markets, in advance of publication, and has revealed that there will be a worldwide first printing of 2.6 million copies across sixteen countries.
The book, the first part of planned trilogy, is to be...
Wed, 14/10/2009 - 13:09
The first book in Ken Follett's Century Trilogy, the latest saga from the World Without End author, will be published simultaneously in more than six countries on 28th September 2010.
Fall of Giants will be published in the United Kingdom by Pan Macmillan. The book follows the destinies of five international...
Wed, 08/04/2009 - 07:30
US literary agency Writers House is setting up a London office to support its authors, including the likes of Ken Follett, Stephenie Meyer and Christopher Paolini.
The office will be headed up by the agency's British rights director Angharad Kowal who will support the agency's work in the United Kingdom and British Commonwealth,...
Tue, 31/03/2009 - 17:03
Wed, 14/01/2009 - 17:39
Khaled Hosseini and Ken Follett are the most popular writers globally, according to analysis of the 2008 international fiction bestsellers published by book trade magazines including The Bookseller, Publishers Weekly and France's Livres Hebdo.
Hosseini, with two novels, The Kite Runner and A...
Mon, 17/03/2008 - 13:59
British author Ken Follett has beaten the renowned German writer Martin Walser to the top of that country's bestseller charts after an extensive marketing campaign set up by Follett's German publisher Lübbe. The translated edition of Follett's latest World Without End has already hit the top of the charts in Italy and...
Thu, 09/08/2007 - 16:30
I see Ken Follett coming down the road from my window seat at the Dog and Duck pub in Soho. He is a few minutes late for our interview and is hurrying in a slightly comical half-running, half-walking trot.
Yet when he arrives he doesn't look at all flustered: his white bouffant hairstyle is perfectly coiffed, his elegant suit seems...