Sebastian has completed has just completed his latest novel:
Called Where My Heart Used to Beat, it will be published by Hutchinson in October.
A Broken World is an original and illuminating non-fiction anthology of writing on the First World War, edited by Sebastian and Dr Hope Wolf:
‘As you would expect from [. . .] Sebastian Faulks, the selections have extraordinary literary power . . . they speak with distinctive voices, which echo in the mind.’ Daily Telegraph
Reviews for the paperback of A Possible Life include:
‘A tightly written, moving and exciting work of fiction that deserves success, it should thrill established readers as well as win new fans.’ Daily Telegraph
Jeeves and the Wedding Bells, a homage to Wodehouse, is out now:
Sebastian has paid homage to the comic master, P.G. Wodehouse with a new Jeeves and Wooster novel, which The Spectator has called ‘a masterpiece’.
‘Wodehouse is inimitable, but I will do the very best I can, with respect and with gratitude for all the pleasure the books have given.’ Sebastian Faulks
Find out about upcoming events here.
Sebastian has joined Twitter, follow him @SebastianFaulks.
A selection of the most recent reviews of A Broken World
‘The pleasure of the book is in the straightforward human responses . . . simplicity scores higher than writerly rhetoric. ‘ Libby Purves, The Times
‘As you would expect from [. . .] Sebastian Faulks, the selections have extraordinary literary power… they speak with distinctive voices, which echo in the mind.’Daily Telegraph
‘A marvellous collection.’ Independent
‘It is the pain, suffering and confusion that dominates this impressive work, the reality of warfare summed up by Private Frank Cocker, who wrote from the front in 1915 following the loss of his brother, “My heart is so stunned I don’t know whether it is broken or not.”.’ Daily Express
‘It is very much the First World War anthology for our time..’ Evening Standard
Sebastian introduces his novel A Possible Life.