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A Fool's Alphabet by Sebastian Faulks
  

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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.

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A Fool's Alphabet by Sebastian Faulks

The events of Pietro Russell's life are told in 26 chapters. From A-Z, each chapter is set in a different place and reveals a fragment of his story. As his memories flicker back and forth through time in his search for a resolution to the conflicts of his life, his story gradually unfolds...


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The best novelist of his generation Scotsman A conventionally-told tale in an unconventional narrative form Financial Times Faulks writes with great emotional authority... There are the same escapist pleasures, too: meals are described in rapt, mouthwatering detail, whitewashed villages and Mediterranean seascapes brought to such vivid life that you want to jump on the nearest aeroplane and see them for yourself Sunday Times Sebastian Faulks's third and most magnificent novel is a 'feel-good
experience from cover to cover Daily Mail Elevated by some delicate prose, particularly in evocation of childhood and adolescence, A Fool

's Alphabet is a poignant and highly readable novel that runs the gamut of experience from well, from A to Z Herald'


About the Author

Sebastian Faulks

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.

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Publication date

27th July 1993

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Sebastian Faulks

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Publisher

Vintage an imprint of Vintage Publishing

Format

Paperback
288 pages

Categories

Literary Fiction
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780099223214

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