Lecture in language


Michel Faber (NDL/GBR)

Novelist and poet

„After all, we all live so briefly!“
He mainly writes prose (especially historical) but also publishes poems. His most acclaimed book is The Crimson Petal and the White (2015), followed by The Apple short story collection (2015).
Michel was born in The Hague; he spent his teenage years in Australia, where he also married twice. His first wife died (he copes with her death in The Book of Strange New Things from More…