One of his six favorite books, as told to the Daily Express:
BIRDSONGRead about another book on the list.
by Sebastian Faulks
They made a television movie of this recently which I thought was good but the book, about suffering during the First World War, is marvellous. It’s very accurate and brings that period to life. It really struck a chord.
Birdsong is on Stephanie Beacham's six best books list and Nicholas Farrell's six best books list.