Sebastian’s new novel Where My Heart Used to Beat, is out now, published by Hutchinson.
On a small island off the south coast of France,Robert Hendricks,
The search for sanity takes us through the war in Italy in 1944,
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,
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A selection of the most recent reviews of Where My Heart Used To Beat:
‘A masterpiece… This is a terrific novel, humming with ideas, knowing asides, shafts of sunlight, shouts of laughter and moments of almost unbearable tragedy’ Sunday Telegraph
‘Compelling… profoundly moving’ Independent on Sunday
‘Faulks just gets better and better with every book’ Daily Mail
‘Where My Heart Used to Beat is that rare book, a page-turning read that also has a significant intellectual and emotional charge. Destined for the bestseller lists, it deserves all of its success’
Five star review in the Sunday Express
‘Combining as it does the cultural narrative of a complex century forsaken by God and certainty, a serious investigation of the vulnerability of the human mind and an old-fashioned – in the best sense – story of love and war, this is an ambitious, demanding and profoundly melancholy novel’ Guardian
‘An ambitious exploration of memory and happiness' The Times
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