Sunday, January 23, 2011

Neil Jordan

Neil Jordan is a director, screenwriter, and novelist.

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

What book changed your life?

The Collected Poems of WB Yeats.

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Which literary character most resembles you?

Don Quixote.

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Who are your literary influences?

Flann O’Brien, James Joyce, Graham Greene, Jean Genet.

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What book do you wish you’d written?

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
Read the complete Q & A.

--Marshal Zeringue