The Brian Morton Show - Sebastian Faulks

In this genial and relaxed interview, Sebastian Faulks talks about topics as varied as the origins of his family name, the writers who have influenced him, working as a journalist and the film adaptations of his novels.

'Birdsong' came thirteenth in the list of the country's 100 best-loved novels, voted for by the British public, as part of the BBC's 'Big Read' in 2003.

Readings have been edited out for copyright reasons.

Originally broadcast 30 August 2001

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