Recommended Readings - Fiction
(Books are included here that are interesting or historical fiction that are of interest to Freemasons because of the content. They usually present enjoyable material so their reading will be both beneficial and educational.)
Eco, Unberto, Foucault's Pendulum, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers, 1989.
    A novel that gives a study of the pre-Masonic mystic life in Europe. Includes much of Masonic symbolism.
Fink, Steven, The Hailing Sign, St. Martin's Press, New York, 1987. 403 pages.
    A novel that members of the Fraternity may find enjoyable.
Follett, Ken, The Pillars of the Earth, Signet, 1990.
    A paperback novel that looks at the operative Craft in Europe with the story of a master craftsman.
George, P. W., The Lodge in Friendship Village and Other Stories, Masonic Book Club, 1987.
    A series of enjoyable and interesting stories that will make one think of the way lodges operated in a more relaxed day in small communities.
Kipling, Rudyard, The Man Who Would Be King, Dover, New York, 1994.
    Paperback in Dover's "Thrift Series." There is also a movie of this book. Can be enjoyed for the story and symbolism.
Kurtz, Katherine, Two Crowns for America.
    Historical novel about Freemasonry and the Revolutionary War. Offer of kingship of America to Bonnie Prince Charles.
Mellr, Alex, Strange Masonic Stories, Macoy, 1982.
    Historical fiction.
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