In the first of three specially commissioned short films, we take you inside the writing study of one of Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists 4, Adam Foulds. The winner of the Costa Book Award for The Broken Word and shortlisted for the Booker Prize for his novel The Quickening Maze, here Foulds tells us how he would take long investigative walks of Epping Forest as a young boy who wanted to be a scientist, why he started to write and what attracts him in his work to moments of ‘existential reckoning’.
Commissioned in collaboration with the British Council. Directed and produced by The Film Atelier.
Photograph © Nadav Kander