The Pillars Of The Earth (Complete Series : 3 Disc DVD Boxset) £13.95 (£11.86 using rewardyourthirst voucher) @ Zavvi
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The Pillars Of The Earth (Complete Series : 3 Disc DVD Boxset) £13.95 (£11.86 using rewardyourthirst voucher) @ Zavvi

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Found 30th Jan 2011Made hot 30th Jan 2011
Cracking piece of television at a good price - elsewhere:-
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The Pillars Of The Earth is set against a backdrop of war, religious strife and power struggles which tears lives and families apart. In that time, there rises a magnificent Cathedral in Kingsbridge. Against the backdrop, love-stories entwine: Tom, the master builder, Aliena, the noblewoman, the sadistic Lord William, Philip, the prior of Kingsbridge, Jack, the artist in stone work and Ellen, the woman from the forest who casts a curse. At once, this is a sensuous and enduring love story and an epic that shines with the fierce spirit of a passionate age. Follett masterfully weaves these stories through political turmoil of 12th century England, creating a relevant and viable world for today's audience and for generations to come.

Episodes Comprise:
1. Anarchy
2. Master Builder
3. Redemption
4. Battlefield
5. Legacy
6. Witchcraft
7. New Beginnings
8. The Work of Angels

5 hours of extra content including:

# Behind the scenes footage
# Interviews and featurettes with cast, director and Ken Follett (author of book)
# The Making of Pillars of the Earth
# Visual Effects Progression
# Main Titles Progression

4 Comments

excellent series

this was fantastic and worth the £23 original price but £13.95 is mint

Great series, mine is the second review on amazon

The dvd isn't a bad effort, but the story line deviates badly from the book in places. The book itself is a fantastic read, and I can also recommend Follett's follow up to Pillars....'World Without End'.
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