The Pillars of the Earth (Kingsbridge #1) by Ken Follett
The Pillars of the Earth will indeed inspire you to build pillars in your own life. A masterpiece of Ken Follett unravels the tales of a certain family in one of the most difficult and unbearable periods in history.
It takes us back to the 12th century in England, a period that was characterized by terror, war, pain, suffering, religious strife, hardship, and a battle over royal succession. Indeed, it was a tough time for all the families, but as we are captivated, there is something worth finding out.
The book reveals the era when the spectacular cathedral building was being established and not only that, it goes on to unleash the drama, conflict, violence, and steady ambition of a certain family.