Creating the Characters of Kingsbridge: Video

Aired on 01/30/2008 | CC
How did Ken Follett dream up the characters of The Pillars of the Earth? Ken says he allowed them to become more complex as the story progressed. Prior Philip, for example, became the novel's problem solver, and Ken used him for such a task whenever a road block emerged on the path the building the cathedral. Read more about the inspiration behind this medieval masterpiece.

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