At the age of 25, Sebastian Hampson has already published two novels, and wrote his first at just the age of ten.
I've been [writing] for as long as I can remember.
His latest novel is a profound insight about the complexity of human relationships, morality and the transformative power of art, set in New York’s glittering world of galleries and high-end fashion.
Mr Hampson told RadioLIVE's Ryan Bridge his passion for writing was ignited by his profound interest in the world around him.
"I like being in places that are somewhat alien to me and observing the people in those environments."
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