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  • Published: 15 September 2012
  • ISBN: 9781846573644
  • Imprint: Audiobooks
  • Format: Audio CD
  • Length: 10 hr 6 min
  • Narrator: Sian Thomas, Rupert Degas, Samuel West, Christian Rodska, Lucy Briers
  • RRP: $32.99

A Possible Life




An exhilarating, multi-voiced narrative that explores love, loss and what makes us human, from the bestselling author of A Week in December and Birdsong, now available on CD.

Terrified, a young man in the Second World War closes his eyes and pictures himself hitting a perfect six; across the courtyard in a workhouse, a father is too ashamed to acknowledge his son; a skinny, awkward girl steps out of a Chevy with a guitar and sings four songs that send shivers through the teeth and skull . . .

Through naivety, desperation or desire, soldiers and lovers, parents and children, scientists and musicians risk their bodies and hearts in search of some kind of connection, some key to understanding what it is that makes us the people we become.

Provocative and profound, Sebastian Faulks' dazzling novel journeys across continents and time exploring the chaos created by love, grief and divided loyalties. And however alone we might feel or seem, the ways in which memories and experience echo through history illustrate our shared humanity.

  • Published: 15 September 2012
  • ISBN: 9781846573644
  • Imprint: Audiobooks
  • Format: Audio CD
  • Length: 10 hr 6 min
  • Narrator: Sian Thomas, Rupert Degas, Samuel West, Christian Rodska, Lucy Briers
  • RRP: $32.99

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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