Internationally-renowned author Sebastian Faulks has achieved an enviable blend of literary merit and commercial success, best-known for his French trilogy including the tour-de-force novel of the First World War, Birdsong. Join him in conversation with author and JFOW Patron Cathy Rentzenbrink.
Snow Country tells the story of Lena, a girl born with nothing but her own strength of character to an alcoholic mother in a small town in southern Austria in 1906 and Anton, the restless son of a bourgeois family who sets out to make his fortune in pre-First World War Vienna.
’Wistful, yearning and wise’ – Elizabeth Day
‘Fascinating… A rich, dark story’ – The Times
Sebastian Faulks was born in April 1953. Before becoming a full-time writer in 1991, he worked as a journalist. His bestselling books include Birdsong, Charlotte Gray, A Possible Life, Human Traces, On Green Dolphin Street, Engleby, A Week in December and Where My Heart Used to Beat.