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  • Published: 13 September 2012
  • ISBN: 9781448135455
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: Audio Download
  • Length: 10 hr 6 min
  • Narrator: Rupert Degas, Samuel West, Christian Rodska, Sian Thomas, Lucy Briers
  • RRP: $22.99

A Possible Life




Every atom links us.Every feeling binds us.Every thought connects us.An exhilarating new novel from the bestselling author of A Week in December and Birdsong.

Brought to you by Penguin.

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.

  • Published: 13 September 2012
  • ISBN: 9781448135455
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: Audio Download
  • Length: 10 hr 6 min
  • Narrator: Rupert Degas, Samuel West, Christian Rodska, Sian Thomas, Lucy Briers
  • RRP: $22.99

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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Praise for A Possible Life

Both intriguing and unsettling… [Faulks’s] versatility as a writer is showcased in A Possible Life

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Most easily appreciated as a series of compelling short stories. Poignant, powerful and tender, they are lined by the pain and passion, hope and hardship, accident and design which make up the drama of an individual life

John Koski, Mail on Sunday

Most easily appreciated as a series of compelling short stories. Poignant, powerful and tender, they are lined by the pain and passion, hope and hardship, accident and design which make up the drama of an individual life

John Koski, Mail on Sunday

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