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Michel Faber - Author

Michel Faber has written seven other books, including the highly acclaimed The Crimson Petal and the White, The Fahrenheit Twins and the Whitbread-shortlisted novel Under the Skin. The Apple, based on characters in The Crimson Petal and the White, was published in 2006. He has also written two novellas, The Hundred and Ninety-Nine Steps (2001) and The Courage Consort (2002), and has won several short-story awards, including the Neil Gunn, Ian St James and Macallan. Born in Holland, brought up in Australia, he now lives in the Scottish Highlands.

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If you like Michel Faber you might also like to read books by Magnus Mills, Peter Ackroyd and Julian Barnes.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Michel Faber

Undying A Love Story by Michel Faber
Undying A Love Story
Michel Faber
How can you say goodbye to the love of your life? In Undying Michel Faber honours the memory of his wife, who died after a six-year battle with cancer. Bright, tragic, candid and true, these poems are an exceptional chronicle...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/07/2016
The Book of Strange New Things by Michel Faber
The Book of Strange New Things
Michel Faber
Peter Leigh is a husband, a Christian, and now a missionary. From the moment he says goodbye to his wife, Bea, and boards his flight, he begins a quest that will challenge his religious beliefs, his love and his understanding...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/10/2014
Under the Skin by Michel Faber
Under the Skin
Michel Faber
June 2011 Guest Editor Suzannah Dunn on Under the Skin... The first novel from this remarkably versatile and, in my opinion, always excellent writer. A brief, terse read, this isn’t what you’ll think it is from the first few...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2014
Under the Skin by Michel Faber
Under the Skin
Michel Faber
A brilliantly told and beautifully written novel that defies categorisation, Under the Skin introduces Isserley, a woman obsessed with picking up male hitchhikers - so long as they're well-muscled. An utterly unpredictable and macabre mystery, Michel Faber's debut novel is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2014
The Crimson Petal and the White by Michel Faber
The Crimson Petal and the White
Michel Faber
The four-part TV Drama adaptation of this raunchy and sexy novel set in Victorian England was broadcast on BBC2 in April and received a great response from viewers. Why not read the book too! About the book: This is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/03/2011
The Fire Gospel by Michel Faber
The Fire Gospel
Michel Faber
A contemporary reworking of Prometheus’ story is the latest addition to this fascinating series of the myths retold by some of our most renowned authors. It’s a satire on the popularity of the historical conspiracy thriller which beautifully mocks the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/07/2009

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