A Possible Life

Publisher details

A Possible Life
Author
Sebastian Faulks
Publisher
Random House
Genres
Fiction, Historical Fiction
Released
01 October, 2013

Synopsis

Terrified, a young prisoner in the Second World War closes his eyes and pictures himself going out to bat on a sunlit cricket ground in Hampshire.Across the courtyard in a Victorian workhouse, a father too ashamed to acknowledge his son.A skinny girl steps out of a Chevy with a guitar; her voice sends shivers through the skull.Soldiers and lovers, parents and children, scientists and musicians risk their bodies and hearts in search of connection – some key to understanding what makes us the people we become.Provocative and profound, Sebastian Faulks's dazzling novel journeys across continents and time to explore the chaos created by love, separation and missed opportunities. From the pain and drama of these highly particular lives emerges a mysterious consolation: the chance to feel your heart beat in someone else's life.
Sebastian Faulks
About the author

Sebastian Faulks

Sebastian Faulks's books include the number one bestseller A Week in December, A Possible Life, Human Traces, On Green Dolphin Street, Charlotte Gray and Birdsong, which has sold more than three million copies. In 2011 he wrote and presented the four-part television series Faulks on Fiction for BBC Two.

Books by Sebastian Faulks

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                1. Russell pinney says:

                  A great read, different, interesting and enjoyable.