Reviews

  • "Both intriguing and unsettling… [Faulks’s] versatility as a writer is showcased in A Possible Life"

    Discover Your History
  • "Most easily appreciated as a series of compelling short stories. Poignant, powerful and tender, they are lined by the pain and passion, hope and hardship, accident and design which make up the drama of an individual life"

    John Koski, Mail on Sunday
  • "It does what any good novel should – it unsettles, it moves, and it forces us to question who we are"

    Sunday Times
  • "A delight… A tightly written, moving and exciting"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "Faulks is a writer who gets better and better; he understands how to draw a reader in."

    Daily Mail
  • "A Possible Life is more than the sum of its parts . . . the stories acquire power as resonances between them accrete. Only at the end do you realise you’ve been won over by their quiet, glinting virtuosity"

    The Times
  • "Profound… Faulks evokes a deep compassion for all his troubled characters…exploring big ideas without compromising the human drama"

    Observer
  • "Faulk’s most intriguing fictional offering... Moving...engaging...poignant"

    Independent on Sunday