Where My Heart Used to Beat

Where My Heart Used to Beat


‘A masterpiece’ SUNDAY TELEGRAPH
‘Ambitious, demanding and profoundly melancholy’ GUARDIAN

Dr. Robert Hendricks has just received a mysterious invitation. Psychiatrist Alexander Pereira has asked him to stay at his villa on a French island. But what starts out as an intellectual exchange soon becomes a cat and mouse game that brings to the surface a history of war and a lost love that Hendricks had thought buried.

A gripping exploration of the mysteries of memory, Where My Heart Used to Beat is a stunning and thrilling novel of past lives and the indelible scars of love.

‘An intelligent and moving examination of the traumas of war’ SCOTSMAN
‘Will leave you gulping back sobs’ OBSERVER

About the author

Sebastian Faulks

Sebastian Faulks has written nineteen books, of which A Week in December and The Fatal Englishman were number one in the Sunday Times bestseller lists. He is best known for Birdsong, part of his French trilogy, and Human Traces, the first in an ongoing Austrian trilogy. Before becoming a full-time writer, he worked as a journalist on national papers. He has also written screenplays and has appeared in small roles on stage. He lives in London.
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