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Sebastian Faulks
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Sebastian Faulks worked as a journalist for fourteen years before taking up writing full-time in 1991. In 1995 he was voted Author of the Year by the British Book Awards for Birdsong. He is also the author of Human Traces, On Green Dolphin Street, Charlotte Gray, The Fatal Englishman, The Girl at the Lion d'Or, Engleby, and the James Bond novel Devil May Care. He lives in London with his wife and three children.

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Birdsong
A Novel of Love and War
Written by Sebastian Faulks


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: June 2, 1997
Price: $15.95

Published to international critical and popular acclaim, this intensely romantic yet stunningly realistic novel spans three generations and the unimaginable gulf between the First World War and the present. As the young Englishman Stephen Wraysford passes through a tempestuous love affair with Isabelle Azaire in France and enters the dark, surreal... Read more >
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Birdsong
A Novel of Love and War
Written by Sebastian Faulks


Format: eBook, 496 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 21, 2012
Price: $11.99

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Charlotte Gray

Written by Sebastian Faulks


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 11, 2000
Price: $16.00

From the bestselling author of Birdsong comes Charlotte Gray, the remarkable story of a young Scottish woman who becomes caught up in the effort to liberate Occupied France from the Nazis while pursuing a perilous mission of her own.

In blacked-out, wartime London, Charlotte Gray develops a dangerous passion for a battle-weary... Read more >

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Devil May Care

Written by Sebastian Faulks


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 19, 2009
Price: $14.00

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Devil May Care

Written by Sebastian Faulks


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 28, 2008
Price: $9.99

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Engleby

Written by Sebastian Faulks


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 9, 2008
Price: $14.95

Meet Mike Engleby, a second-year student at university. Despite the fact that Mike is obviously intelligent, and involved in many clubs, it is clear that something about Mike is not quite right. When he becomes fixated on a classmate named Jennifer Arkland, and she goes missing, we are left with the... Read more >
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Engleby

Written by Sebastian Faulks


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 30, 2008
Price: $11.99

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The Fatal Englishman
Three Short Lives
Written by Sebastian Faulks


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 12, 2002
Price: $14.00

In The Fatal Englishman, his first work of nonfiction, Sebastian Faulks explores the lives of three remarkable men. Each had the seeds of greatness; each was a beacon to his generation and left something of value behind; yet each one died tragically young.

Christopher Wood, only twenty-nine when he killed himself, was... Read more >
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The Fatal Englishman
Three Short Lives
Written by Sebastian Faulks


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 1, 2009
Price: $9.99

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The Girl at the Lion d'Or

Written by Sebastian Faulks


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 3, 2014
Price: $11.99

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The Girl at the Lion d'Or

Written by Sebastian Faulks


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 7, 1999
Price: $15.00

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Human Traces

Written by Sebastian Faulks


Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 18, 2008
Price: $15.95

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Human Traces
A Novel
Written by Sebastian Faulks


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: September 12, 2006
Price: $11.99

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On Green Dolphin Street
A Novel
Written by Sebastian Faulks


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 7, 2003
Price: $14.00

Focusing on a richly significant time in our recent past, Sebastian Faulks, the bestselling author of Birdsong and Charlotte Gray, has written his first novel set in America. The year is 1960—a fascinating moment of transition in our country, when the comfortable Eisenhower years were drawing to a close and the... Read more >

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The Vintage Book of War Fiction

Edited by Sebastian Faulks and Jorg Hensgen


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 27, 2002
Price: $14.00

In this powerful anthology, Sebastian Faulks, author of the internationally acclaimed Birdsong, and Jorg Hensgen have put together some of the finest fictional writing about war in the 20th century. Whether reporting with sober clarity or raw despair, the assembled novelists each found a way to transcend the facts of death... Read more >

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A Week in December

Written by Sebastian Faulks


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $15.00

In the blustery final days of 2007, seven characters will reach an unexpected turning point: a hedge fund manager pulling off a trade, a professional football player recently arrived from Poland, a young lawyer with too much time on his hands, a student led astray by Islamist theory, a hack book... Read more >
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A Week in December

Written by Sebastian Faulks


Format: eBook, 480 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 9, 2010
Price: $11.99

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