Faulks on Fiction

Sebastian Faulks

Ever since Robinson Crusoe in 1719, the novel has introduced British readers to truly unforgettable characters - people in whom we can find deeper understanding of our own lives. In this engaging and personal book, Sebastian Faulks examines and celebrates the most famous and best-loved of these dazzling fictional creations and their wider impact on British culture as a whole. From Sherlock Holmes and Mr Darcy to Emma Woodhouse and James Bond - this is the story of the heroes, lovers, snobs and villains in all of us.
  • BBC Books
  • Published 1st September 2011
  • 384 Pages
  • 126mm x 198mm x 28mm
  • 262g
  • £9.99