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.
The best novelist of his generation
Faulks writes with great emotional authority
An ambitious and beautifully crafted novel
Sebastian Faulks's third and most magnificent novel is a 'feel-good' experience from cover to cover
The uniqueness of this lovely, heartwarming novel is the way it plays with the arbitrariness of significance whilst telling the story of an uprooted life lived as a journey towards love and belonging
In this deeply urgent novel from the author of Birdsong, Sebastian Faulks deals with questions of empire, grievance and identity. Read on for an arresting exclusive extract from Paris Echo.
Disappear to a secluded island with this novel about war, love and loss