A Fool's Alphabet

A Fool's Alphabet

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The events of Pietro Russell's life are told in 26 chapters. From A-Z each chapter is set in a different place and reveals a fragment of his story. As his memories flicker back and forth through time in his search for a resolution to the conflicts of his life, his story gradually unfolds...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 18mm | 210g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0
  • 009922321X
  • 9780099223214
  • 230,832

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"The best novelist of his generation"
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"The best novelist of his generation" * Scotsman * "Faulks writes with great emotional authority" * Sunday Times * "An ambitious and beautifully crafted novel" * The Time * "Sebastian Faulks's third and most magnificent novel is a 'feel-good' experience from cover to cover" * Daily Mail * "The uniqueness of this lovely, heartwarming novel is the way it plays with the arbitrariness of significance whilst telling the story of an uprooted life lived as a journey towards love and belonging" * Observer *
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About 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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961 ratings
3.26 out of 5 stars
5 9% (88)
4 29% (279)
3 45% (429)
2 13% (129)
1 4% (36)
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