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Ken Follett

Ken Follett (born June 5, 1949) is a British author, particularly of political thrillers, born in Cardiff, Wales. He is married to the Member of Parliament Barbara Follett.

After university, he worked as a newspaper reporter in Cardiff and then London, where he began writing. In 1978, his novel Eye of the Needle became a bestseller. This would be followed by numerous international bestsellers.