Monday, June 22, 2009

Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Carlos Ruiz Zafón, author of Shadow of the Wind and other books, is one of Spain’s bestselling authors. His new novel is The Angel's Game.

From his Q & A with Anna Metcalfe at the Financial Times:

What book changed your life?

Discovering the world of books changed my life: I discovered the magic of the printed word.
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What was the first novel you read?

Jules Verne’s Around the World in Eighty Days.
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What are you most proud of writing?

I’m just proud of surviving the writing of my books and giving them to others. I’m fond of all my books – they’re all my little monsters so despite their defects I’m proud of them.
Read the complete Q & A.

--Marshal Zeringue