The best-selling novelist talks about his thought-provoking new book The Seventh Son
When a young woman named Talissa answers an advert to carry a child she cannot begin to imagine the consequences.
Behind the doors of the Parn Institute a billionaire entrepreneur plans to stretch the boundaries of ethics as never before. Through a series of IVF treatments he sets in motion an experiment that is set to transform the human race as we know it. The Seventh Son is a profound examination of what it is to be human.
Sebastian will be in conversation with Peter Kemp, Chief Fiction Critic on the Sunday Times.
Sebastian Faulks has written nineteen books, of which A Week in December and The Fatal Englishman were number one in the Sunday Times bestseller lists. He is best known for Birdsong, part of his French trilogy, and Human Traces, the first in an ongoing Austrian trilogy. Before becoming a full-time writer, he worked as a journalist on national papers. He has also written screenplays and has appeared in small roles on stage. He lives in London.