Sebastian Faulks

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Sebastian Faulks: ‘George Orwell showed me that authorities are usually wrong’
The British novelist on the excitement of Alistair MacLean, the passion of DH Lawrence and the irreverence of Jane Austen

Sebastian Faulks

12, Aug, 2022 @9:00 AM

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This month’s best paperbacks: Sally Rooney, Stephen King and more
Looking for a new reading recommendation? Here are some wonderful new paperbacks, from new editions of classic Marvel comics to great novels for the summer

21, Jun, 2022 @10:20 AM

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Snow Country by Sebastian Faulks review – the collective trauma of a continent
The second novel in the author’s Austrian trilogy is a melancholic tale of lost love and reflection set between the wars

Stephanie Merritt

20, Sep, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Snow Country by Sebastian Faulks review – a follow-up to Human Traces
The second in Faulks’s Austrian trilogy is a story of love and doubt set between the wars

Clare Clark

02, Sep, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Birdsong review – innovative lockdown staging of Faulks’s war saga
This socially distanced adaptation of Sebastian Faulks’s novel cleverly moves between times and places, with only an author narration striking a wayward note

Arifa Akbar

02, Jul, 2020 @11:08 AM

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Meeting readers is a pleasure for writers | Brief letters
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08, Oct, 2018 @5:24 PM

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Mr Darcy’s reputation as romantic hero trashed at Cheltenham literature festival
Writer Dolly Alderton says the ‘conceited’ Jane Austen character invented negging

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

07, Oct, 2018 @4:37 PM

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Sebastian Faulks reveals he is working on 'Pinteresque' play
Novelist says he is hoping he can succeed where others have failed in switch to stage

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

07, Oct, 2018 @12:45 PM

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Paris Echo by Sebastian Faulks review – in the shadow of history
The author’s affection for the city drives the stories of a French-Algerian teenage immigrant and an American academic in Paris

Shahidha Bari

03, Oct, 2018 @11:00 AM

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Sebastian Faulks: ‘I always feel that the glorious thing is just beyond my reach’
The novelist talks about alter egos, his place in history, and the differences between French and English patriotism

Kate Kellaway

08, Sep, 2018 @5:00 PM

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Julian Barnes, Sebastian Faulks, Leïla Slimani … the best fiction for 2018
Books by Rupert Thomson, Aminatta Forna and a clutch of brilliant debuts are among the novels to look out for this year

Alex Preston

31, Dec, 2017 @8:00 AM

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'I fell out of bed laughing': writers on their favourite funny book
Nina Stibbe, David Nicholls, Bridget Christie and others reveal the books that made them laugh the most

07, Jan, 2017 @8:00 AM

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