The Seventh Son : From the Between the Covers TV Book Club



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Author: Faulks, Sebastian

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

Published on 30 May 2024 by Cornerstone (Penguin (Cornerstone)) in the United Kingdom.

Paperback | 368 pages
128 x 197 x 27 | 258g

'Genuinely thought-provoking’ THE TIMES'Extraordinary' WILLIAM BOYD ‘Faulks is an enviably graceful and economical writer’ GUARDIANA CHILD WILL BE BORN WHO WILL CHANGE EVERYTHINGTech billionaire Lukas Parn has an ambitious plan. Behind the doors of the IVF clinic in his London institute, a daring switch is made. Young academic Talissa Adam believes she is simply carrying a child for a grateful family, but the baby inside her is different from any living human. The boy, Seth, grows up unaware, though his parents not that he’s different: he can’t make plans, is unaware of danger and seems to have at least one extra sense. But as Seth becomes a man, the truth about him is revealed and the world starts to hunt him down. ‘ [An] unsettling book from one of our most popular novelists; it’s also one of his best’ FINANCIAL TIMES‘His greatest novel yet' ANTONY BEEVOR'Profoundly moving . . . a wonderful and life-affirming love story' JAMES HOLLAND'Original and enthralling' PETER JAMES