Rosanna Trigg

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Human Traces, Sebastian Faulks

Obsession, passion and ambition dominate this novel. Human Traces tracks the progress of psychiatrists Jacques Rebiere and Thomas Midwinter, both of whom are fuelled by a shared fixation on discovering the essence of the human mind. The novel is as epic in structure as it is in content. It questions modern psychology and follows the two characters’ lives from boyhood through to old age, incorporating the First World War and other historical events