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Prolific writer, fan of 19th-century novels

Ken Follett: Prolific writer, fan of 19th-century novels

Ken Follett sounds awfully relaxed on the phone from London for an author who managed to publish two 900-page plus historical epics in two years and is already elbow deep in the next. “Winter of the World,” just out, catches up with the children of the characters in his previous “Fall of Giants.” The year is 1933, the Nazis are on the rise and countless lives collide.

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