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Sebastian Faulks


UK flag (b.1953)

Sebastian Faulks worked as a journalist for 14 years before taking up writing books full time in 1991. He is the author of A Trick of Light, The Girl at the Lion d'Or, A Fool's Alphabet, the celebrated Birdsong and Charlotte Gray. He lives with his wife and two children in London.
 

Genres: Historical, Literary Fiction, Thriller
 
Series
French Trilogy
   1. The Girl at the Lion d'Or (1989)
   2. Birdsong (1993)
   3. Charlotte Gray (1998)
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Austrian Trilogy
   1. Human Traces (2005)
   2. Snow Country (2021)
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Jeeves & Wooster
continued from the original series by P G Wodehouse
   16. Jeeves and the Wedding Bells (2013)
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Novels
   A Trick of the Light (1984)
   A Fool's Alphabet (1992)
   On Green Dolphin Street (2001)
   Engleby (2007)
   A Week in December (2009)
   A Possible Life (2012)
   Where My Heart Used to Beat (2015)
   Paris Echo (2018)
   The Seventh Son (2023)
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Novellas and Short Stories
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Anthologies edited
   The Vintage Book of War Stories (1999) (with Jorg Hensgen)
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Series contributed to
James Bond
   36. Devil May Care (2008)
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Ox-Tales
   Ox-Tales: Fire (2009) (with others)
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Vintage Minis
   War (2018)
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Non fiction show
 
Omnibus editions show
 
Sebastian Faulks recommends
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The Wolf-Girl, the Greeks and the Gods (2023)
Tom Holland
"A glorious mixture - of history, fiction and thrilling legend, with pictures to swim the Hellespont for."
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Big Week (2018)
James Holland
"The best of the new generation of WW2 historians."
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The Party (2017)
Elizabeth Day
"Witty, dark and compelling."

Awards
2009 Sainsbury's Popular Fiction Award : Devil May Care
1995 British Book Award Author of the Year

Award nominations
2014 Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize (nominee) : Jeeves and the Wedding Bells
1998 James Tait Black Memorial Prize (nominee) : Charlotte Gray


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