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Ken Follett: Proud to be made CBE for work I love

The novelist is honoured for services to literature and charity.

Best-selling novelist Ken Follett said he was proud to be made a CBE for “doing something I love”.

The spy thriller and historical fiction writer, 69, is made a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to literature and charity.

The Cardiff-born author, known for his Century and Kingsbridge series, said: “I am very pleased and proud to receive this honour for doing something I love – making books and stories as entertaining and accessible as possible.

“Reading is a hugely important part of my life and I am glad to have helped others to enjoy it too.”

Follett’s novels include The Pillars Of The Earth, Eye Of The Needle, The Man From St Petersburg and Fall Of Giants.


From Belfast Telegraph