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Michel Faber

Biography

Michel Faber

Michel Faber is the author of the highly acclaimed 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 written two novellas, THE HUNDRED AND NINETY-NINE STEPS (2001) and THE COURAGE CONSORT (2002), and has won several short-story awards, including the Neil Gunn, Ian St James and Macallan. Born in Holland and brought up in Australia, he now lives in the Scottish Highlands.

Michel Faber

Books by Michel Faber

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.