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
Charles and Di, Blur vs. Oasis, mobile phones or dial tones... the Nineties were a cultural and technological melting pot. Here, from J. K. Rowling to Jonathan Coe, Ben Okri to Helen Fielding, are some of the authors who best captured the decade in words.
Disappear to a secluded island with this novel about war, love and loss