A new novel from James Bond centenary author Sebastian Faulks is on the horizon.
Due out this upcoming September is A Week in December. This (non-Bond) title will be the first contemporary novel written by Faulks.
A Week in December will be published in hardback by Hutchinson on 3 September in the UK. A release in the US will follow on 27 October.
The publication blurb follows:
A Week in December is Sebastian Faulks’ first wholly contemporary novel. Set in London, it’s a brilliant social satire, structured like a thriller, that takes place over the course of a single week at the end of 2007.
It brings together an intriguing cast of characters, each apparently in his or her own world but – as gradually becomes clear – ultimately intricately related. The anti-hero, John Veals, is a shadily successful and boundlessly ambitious Dickensian figure who is trading billions and other characters include a teenage Muslim fanatic, a Polish footballer, a female tube driver, a literary critic, a care worker and a chutney tycoon. As the story builds to its climax, Faulks pulls together powerful ideas about family, money, religion, and the way we live now.
- Order the UK hardback edition of A Week in December from Amazon.co.uk
- Order the US hardback edition of A Week in December from Amazon.com
Keep watching the CommanderBond.net main page—and our brand new Twitter feed—for the most up-to-date literary 007 coverage on the web.