Children's Novels Are So Terrible

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Scotland on Sunday - The Review - Inner voices that never shut up

[Sebastien] Faulks says he is tired of trawling archives and is now working on a children's book for pre-teens that involves evolution, time, a boy, a dog and a girl in another world. There is no sex and no research necessary. "I've got three children and I'm always bemoaning the fact that children's novels are so terrible - so if you think you're so clever, do one yourself."


from a Scotland On Sunday feature about Sebastian Faulks author of Birdsong, The Girl at the Lion d'Or and Charlotte Gray. His latest adult book is Human Traces:

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