Originally Posted by mkporter
Pillars of the Earth is an awesome book, and if anyone in this thread hasn't read it, they should. Did you read the sequel? Not as good, but still worth reading, IMO.
Got about 100 pages into World Without End
before, ironically, somebody handed me GoT. I'll get back to it someday, but all opinions I've heard have been the same as yours, worth the read but not as good as Pillars
I'm reading another story in the ASOIAF realm right now, The Hedge Knight
. Very good so far, especially if you like the the trial by combat stories. 7 vs 7