Snow Country: Sebastian Faulks in conversation

Hear from best-selling author Sebastian Faulks as he speaks about his new novel 'Snow Country' on the very day of its publication.

Hear the bestselling author of ‘Birdsong’ and ‘Human Traces’ in conversation with Associate Editor of Culture at The Guardian, Claire Armitstead, as he speaks about his new novel ‘Snow Country’ on the very day of its publication.

Looking back to the Vienna of Klimt and Freud and forward to the shadow that is starting to fall over Europe, Sebastian Faulks’ new novel is an intensely personal story that focuses on Lena, a spirited girl born with nothing and Anton, a man of passion and self-doubt.

‘I have been wanting to write this novel for at least ten years. To return to the country of ‘Human Traces’ was exciting for me and then to find there was so much still there… […] The second half was written during the lockdown, in circumstances the radio assured us hourly were ‘unprecedented’. But they weren’t, were they?’

– Sebastian Faulks

Don’t miss the opportunity to hear this author who is widely hailed as one of the best writers of his generation.