SM: Girl by Edna O’Brien.
TPQ: Best book you have ever read?
SM: No Country for Old Men by Cormac McCarthy.
TPQ: A must-read before you die?
SM: The Bible.
TPQ: A preference for fact or fiction?
TPQ: Favourite female author?
SM: Agatha Christie.
TPQ: Favourite male author?
SM: Cormac McCarthy.
TPQ: First book you ever read?
SM: Noddy Goes to Toyland by Enid Blyton (don’t start about her being a fecking racist. I was only eight-years old).
TPQ: Favourite childhood author?
SM: Georges Remi, who wrote under the pen name Hergé, of the Tintin books (feck, another racist! No wonder my childhood was so fecked up!).
SM: The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown.
TPQ: Any author you point blank refuse to read?
SM: Andy McNab. Any author who places a bag over his head for fear of having his identity exposed (for ‘security’ reasons) is a total wanker. Claims to be a big tough SAS assassin, but shitting himself in public. The shop has already advertised you are coming to sign books, dickhead!
TPQ: Pick a book to give to somebody so that they would more fully understand you.
SM: On The Brinks. (Well, you did ask...)
TPQ: Last book you gave as a present?
SM: On The Brinks (cringing, but honest answer!)
TPQ: Book you would most like to see turned into a movie?
SM: There’s a pattern here. On The Brinks! (Hopefully this year).
|Sam Millar is an internationally acclaimed author and former Blanketman.|