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    Faulks on Fiction

    By Sebastian Faulks

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    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. This book examines and celebrates the most famous and best-loved of these dazzling fictional creations and their wider impact on British...

    Where My Heart Used to Beat

    By Sebastian Faulks

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    On a small island off the south coast of France, Robert Hendricks, an English doctor who has seen the best and the worst the twentieth century had to offer, is forced to confront the events that made up his life. His host, is Alexander Pereira, a man whose time is...

    Girl at the Lion d'Or

    By Sebastian Faulks

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    A beautifully controlled and powerful story of love and conscience, will and desire, which begins when a mysterious young girl arrives to take up the post at the seedy Hotel du Lion D'Or in a small French town in the mid-1930s.

    Pistache Returns

    By Sebastian Faulks

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    pistache pis-tash: a friendly spoof or parody of another's work. [Deriv uncertain. Possibly a cross between pastiche and p**stake.] From the writer of such brilliant parodies as Thomas Hardy's football report and Dan Brown's visit to the cash dispenser comes another collection of witty pastiches.

    Where My Heart Used to Beat

    By Sebastian Faulks

    Paperback Save £1.14 = £7.85

    On a small island off the south coast of France, Robert Hendricks - an English doctor who has seen the best and the worst the twentieth century had to offer - is forced to confront the events that made up his life. His host is Alexander Pereira, a man who...

    Great War in Portraits

    By Sebastian Faulks

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    Looks at the bitter-sweet nature of a conflict in which valour and selfless endeavour were qualified by disaster and suffering, and examines the notion of identity how various individuals associated with the war were represented and perceived.

    Engleby

    By Sebastian Faulks

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    Mike Engleby says things that others dare not even think. In the 1970s, he is a university student, having survived a 'traditional' school. A man devoid of scruple or self-pity, Engleby provides an account of English education. Yet, beneath the disturbing surface of his observations lies an unfolding mystery of...

    Birdsong

    By Sebastian Faulks

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    Stephen Wraysford, a young Englishman, arrives in Amiens in northern France in 1910 to stay with the Azaire family, and falls in love with unhappily married Isabelle. But, with the world on the brink of war, the relationship falters, and Stephen volunteers to fight on the Western Front.

    Birdsong

    By Sebastian Faulks

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    While staying as the guest of a factory owner in pre-First World War France, Stephen Wraysford embarks on a passionate affair with Isabelle, the wife of his host. The affair changes them both for ever. A few years later Stephen finds himself back in the same part of France, but...

    Possible Life

    By Sebastian Faulks

    Hardback £13.85

    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 Possible Life

    By Sebastian Faulks

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    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...

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