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Sebastian Faulks was born and brought up in Newbury, Berkshire. He worked in journalism before starting to write books. He is best known for the French trilogy, The Girl at the Lion d'Or, Birdsong and Charlotte Gray (1989-1997) and is also the author of a triple biography, The Fatal Englishman (1996); a small book of literary parodies, Pistache (2006); and the novels Human Traces (2005) and Engleby (2007). He lives in London with his wife and their three children. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 1993 and appointed CBE for services to literature in 2002. He lives in London with his wife and their three children.

If you like Sebastian Faulks you might also like to read books by Sebastian Barry, Ken Kesey and Ian McEwan.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Sebastian Faulks

Pistache Returns by Sebastian Faulks
Pistache Returns
Sebastian Faulks
From the writer of such brilliant parodies as Thomas Hardy's football report and Dan Brown's visit to the cash dispenser comes another collection of witty pastiches.
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/10/2016
Where My Heart Used to Beat by Sebastian Faulks
Where My Heart Used to Beat
Sebastian Faulks
The recurring themes of Sebastian Faulks's fiction are here brought together with a new stylistic brilliance as the novel casts a long, baleful light over the century we have left behind but may never fully understand. Daring, ambitious and in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/06/2016
Where My Heart Used to Beat by Sebastian Faulks
Where My Heart Used to Beat
Sebastian Faulks
The recurring themes of Sebastian Faulks's fiction are here brought together with a new stylistic brilliance as the novel casts a long, baleful light over the century we have left behind but may never fully understand. Daring, ambitious and in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/02/2016
A Broken World Letters, Diaries and Memories of the Great War by Sebastian Faulks
A Broken World Letters, Diaries and Memories of the Great War
Sebastian Faulks
Many of the writings included in this anthology have never been published before, war memories culled from letters, diaries and memoirs reflecting the extremes as experienced by those who fought and were left behind. Not restricted to the trenches, A...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/11/2015
Where My Heart Used to Beat by Sebastian Faulks
Where My Heart Used to Beat
Sebastian Faulks
The recurring themes of Sebastian Faulks's fiction are here brought together with a new stylistic brilliance as the novel casts a long, baleful light over the century we have left behind but may never fully understand. Daring, ambitious and in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/09/2015
Jeeves and the Wedding Bells by Sebastian Faulks
Jeeves and the Wedding Bells
Sebastian Faulks
One of our Books of the Year 2014. Shortlisted for the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize 2014. This is Sebastian Faulks’ homage to P G Wodehouse and a very fine one it is too. Faulks captures the Wodehouse spirit...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/08/2014
A Broken World Letters, Diaries and Memories of the Great War by Sebastian Faulks
A Broken World Letters, Diaries and Memories of the Great War
Sebastian Faulks
Many of the writings included in this anthology have never been published before, war memories culled from letters, diaries and memoirs reflecting the extremes as experienced by those who fought and were left behind. Not restricted to the trenches, A...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/07/2014
Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks
Birdsong
Sebastian Faulks
Editor's Comments: Since its publication in 1993 Birdsong has established itself as one of the most important novels of recent years. A novel that brings alive the horrors of war and the redemptive power of love there are few books...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2014
Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks
Birdsong
Sebastian Faulks
Editor's Comments: Since its publication in 1993 Birdsong has established itself as one of the most important novels of recent years. A novel that brings alive the horrors of war and the redemptive power of love there are few books...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/04/2014
Jeeves and the Wedding Bells by Sebastian Faulks
Jeeves and the Wedding Bells
Sebastian Faulks
Shortlisted for the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize 2014. This is Sebastian Faulks’ homage to P G Wodehouse and a very fine one it is too. Faulks captures the Wodehouse spirit in a knowing and sympathetic way. The characters are varied...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/11/2013
A Possible Life by Sebastian Faulks
A Possible Life
Sebastian Faulks
Provocative and profound, Sebastian Faulks’ dazzling novel journeys across continents and time to explore the chaos created by love, separation and missed opportunities. From the pain and drama of these highly particular lives emerges a mysterious consolation: the chance to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/09/2013
A Possible Life by Sebastian Faulks
A Possible Life
Sebastian Faulks
Provocative and profound, Sebastian Faulks’ dazzling novel journeys across continents and time to explore the chaos created by love, separation and missed opportunities. From the pain and drama of these highly particular lives emerges a mysterious consolation: the chance to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/01/2013
A Possible Life by Sebastian Faulks
A Possible Life
Sebastian Faulks
Provocative and profound, Sebastian Faulks' dazzling novel journeys across continents and time to explore the chaos created by love, separation and missed opportunities. From the pain and drama of these highly particular lives emerges a mysterious consolation: the chance to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/09/2012
Faulks on Fiction by Sebastian Faulks
Faulks on Fiction
Sebastian Faulks
One of our Great Reads you may have missed in 2011. After reading this collection of essays I enjoyed seeing the BBC2 series with Sebastian Faulks describing some of the most memorable heroes and villains from the English Novel....
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2011
A Week in December by Sebastian Faulks
A Week in December
Sebastian Faulks
Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 14 October 2010. This is Sebastian Faulks' first novel set in present day Britain. Here he explores our lives from the polar extremes of a rich but morally bankrupt hedge fund...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/08/2011
Faulks on Fiction by Sebastian Faulks
Faulks on Fiction
Sebastian Faulks
February 2011 Non-Fiction Book of the Month. After reading this collection of essays I enjoyed seeing the BBC2 series with Sebastian Faulks describing some of the most memorable heroes and villains...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/01/2011
Faulks on Fiction : Audiobook Edition by Sebastian Faulks
Faulks on Fiction : Audiobook Edition
Sebastian Faulks
James Wilby reads Sebastian Faulks' fascinating literary and social history of the British novel. After reading this collection of essays I look forward to seeing the BBC2 series with Sebastian Faulks describing some of the most memorable heroes and...
Format: Audiobook On Cd - Released: 27/01/2011
Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks
Birdsong
Sebastian Faulks
Editor's Comments: Since its publication in 1993 Birdsong has established itself as one of the most important novels of recent years. A novel that brings alive the horrors of war and the redemptive power of love there are few books...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/01/2011
A Week in December by Sebastian Faulks
A Week in December
Sebastian Faulks
Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 14 October 2010. This is Sebastian Faulks' first novel set in present day Britain. Here he explores our lives from the polar extremes of a rich but morally bankrupt hedge fund...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/09/2010
A Week in December by Sebastian Faulks
A Week in December
Sebastian Faulks
This is Sebastian Faulks' first novel set in present day Britain. Here he explores our lives from the polar extremes of a rich but morally bankrupt hedge fund manager to fundamentalist Islamic students - and most of us in between....
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/09/2009
Devil May Care by Sebastian Faulks
Devil May Care
Sebastian Faulks
Bond is back. With a vengeance. M has summoned agent 007 to London. It's the swinging Sixties and a flood of narcotics is pouring into Britain. Sinister industrialist Dr Julius Gorner is identified as the source and James Bond is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2009
Engleby by Sebastian Faulks
Engleby
Sebastian Faulks
This is a brilliant book: disturbing, amusing, thought-provoking, playful, real, unreal. All the usual Faulks intelligence and enjoyment of language is here. Yet Engleby is different from his other books. This time, you get the feeling Faulks has let...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/03/2008
Engleby: Unabridged Audiobook by Sebastian Faulks
Engleby: Unabridged Audiobook
Sebastian Faulks
This is an unabridged audiobook title. This is a brilliant book: disturbing, amusing, thought-provoking, playful, real, unreal. All the usual Faulks intelligence and enjoyment of language is here. Yet...
Format: CD-Audio - Released: 01/12/2007
Engleby by Sebastian Faulks
Engleby
Sebastian Faulks
This is a brilliant book: disturbing, amusing, thought-provoking, playful, real, unreal. All the usual Faulks intelligence and enjoyment of language is here. Yet Engleby is different from his other books. This time, you get the feeling Faulks has let...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/05/2007
Human Traces by Sebastian Faulks
Human Traces
Sebastian Faulks
Jacques Rebiere and Thomas Midwinter, both sixteen when this story starts in 1876, come from different countries and contrasting families. They are united by an ambition to understand how the mind works and whether madness is the price we pay...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/07/2006
Human Traces by Sebastian Faulks
Human Traces
Sebastian Faulks
Bright young men bond in their teens and vow to become doctors to cure the brother of one. His infliction: schizophrenia, cruelly treated at that time. Both qualify and follow opposing sides of the developing science, one rational, one Freudian. ...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/08/2005
On Green Dolphin Street by Sebastian Faulks
On Green Dolphin Street
Sebastian Faulks
America, 1959. With two young children she adores, loving parents back in London, and an admired husband, Charlie, working at the British embassy in Washington, the world seems an effervescent place of parties, jazz and family happiness to Mary van...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/05/2002
Charlotte Gray by Sebastian Faulks
Charlotte Gray
Sebastian Faulks
One of Louise Wener's favourite books. When asked on Desert Island Discs how and why he “writes women so extraordinarily well”, Faulks replied: “we are now allowed to admit I think - those wars having been fought and won...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/1999
The Girl at the Lion d'Or by Sebastian Faulks
The Girl at the Lion d'Or
Sebastian Faulks
A beautifully controlled and powerful story of love and conscience, will and desire which begins when a mysterious young girl arrives to take up the post at the seedy Hotel du Lion d'Or in a small French town in the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/01/1991
A Fool's Alphabet by Sebastian Faulks
A Fool's Alphabet
Sebastian Faulks
Presents the events of Pietro Russell's life in 26 chapters. This work presents his memories flickering back and forth through time in his search for a resolution to the conflicts of his life.
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/07/1993

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