Snow Country

Snow Country

SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

Summary

The epic new novel from the bestselling author of Birdsong

'Wistful, yearning and wise' Elizabeth Day

1914:
Aspiring journalist Anton arrives in Vienna where he meets Delphine, a woman of deep secrets. Anton is entranced by the light of first love, until his country declares war on hers.

1927: For Lena, life in a small town has been cosseted and cold. When her love affair with a young lawyer crumbles, she leaves to take a post at the snow-capped sanatorium, the Schloss Seeblick.

1933: Anton is sent to write about the mysterious Schloss Seeblick. In this place, on the banks of a silvery lake where the roots of human suffering are laid bare, two people will see each other as if for the first time.


'Fascinating... A rich, dark story' The Times

Reviews

  • A fine and profoundly intelligent novel, written by an author who balances big ideas with human emotion. Wistful, yearning and wise.
    Elizabeth Day

About the author

Sebastian Faulks

Sebastian Faulks was born in April 1953. Before becoming a full-time writer in 1991, he worked as a journalist. Sebastian Faulks's books include A Possible Life, Human Traces, On Green Dolphin Street, Engleby, Birdsong, A Week in December and Where My Heart Used to Beat.
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