Biography

Michel Faber

Michel Faber is the internationally bestselling and critically acclaimed author of seven other books, including the highly praised THE CRIMSON PETAL AND THE WHITE, THE FAHRENHEIT TWINS and the Whitbread-shortlisted novel UNDER THE SKIN. THE APPLE, based on characters in THE CRIMSON PETAL AND THE WHITE, was published in 2006. He has also won several short-story awards, including the Neil Gunn, Ian St James and Macallan. Born in Holland, brought up in Australia, he lives in the Scottish Highlands.

Michel Faber

Books by Michel Faber

by Michel Faber - Christian, Christian Faith, Christian Fiction, Dystopian, Dystopian Fiction, Family & Relationships/Marriage, Fiction, Love , Love & Marriage, Love and Marriage

THE BOOK OF STRANGE NEW THINGS opens with a man saying goodbye to his wife before setting out on a perilous journey to a new planet, Oasis, as a Christian missionary. As his wife's missives from Earth begin to take a dark tone, however, Peter must decide whether to follow his faith or his heart. It is an unexpected and wildly original novel about adventure, faith and the ties that might hold two people together when they are worlds apart.

by Michel Faber - Fiction

Meet Sugar, a nineteen-year-old prostitute in nineteenth-century London who yearns for escape to a better life. From the brothel of the terrifying Mrs. Castaway, she begins her ascent through society, meeting a host of lovable, maddening, unforgettable characters on the way. Her rise is overseen by assorted preening socialites, drunken journalists, untrustworthy servants, vile guttersnipes, and whores of all stripes and persuasions.

by Michel Faber - Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

In this haunting, entrancing novel, Michel Faber introduces us to Isserley, a female driver who cruises the Scottish Highlands picking up hitchhikers. Scarred and awkward, yet strangely erotic and threatening, she listens to her hitchhikers as they open up to her, revealing clues about who might miss them if they should disappear. UNDER THE SKIN takes us on a heart-thumping ride through dangerous territory --- our own moral instincts and the boundaries of compassion.