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Sebastian Faulks (1953-), Writer

Sebastian Charles Faulks

Sitter in 4 portraits
Novelist. Worked as journalist for 10 years before becoming Literary Editor of The Independent in 1986. His first novel A Trick of the Light (1984) was followed by The Girl at the Lion d'Or (1989), a love story set in 1930s France. Best known for the critically acclaimed Birdsong (1993) and Charlotte Gray (1996). The latter novel, about a female British agent on an undercover mission in occupied France during the Second World War has been adapted for the cinema (2001). Faulks' most recent novel A Week in December was published in 2009.

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Sebastian Faulks

by Norman McBeath
bromide print, 12 May 1999
NPG x88759


Sebastian Faulks

by Rob Hann
C-type colour print, 17 April 2001
NPG x125135


Sebastian Faulks

by Richard Saker
C-type colour print, 27 April 2007
NPG x134332


Sebastian Faulks

by Matthew Carr
conté pencil on prepared charcoal paper, 2008
On display in Room 41a at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6846