Monday, October 24, 2011

Lee Child

Lee Child's latest Jack Reacher adventure, The Affair, the 16th book in the series, is now available.

From his Q & A with Declan Burke:

What crime novel would you most like to have written?

Either THE DAMNED AND THE DESTROYED by Kenneth Orvis, or DADDY by Loup Durand, or THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS by Thomas Harris. In the same way that people who like a) skiing and b) skateboarding and c) wearing baggy clothes invented snowboarding, I try to use the planetary pulls of those three novels to create my own orbit. Which will be completely incomprehensible to anyone who has actually read my books, but that’s what’s happening in my head.

What fictional character would you most like to have been?

Little John from the Robin Hood legend. Cheerful, tough, and a bit thick.

Who do you read for guilty pleasures?

Barbara...[read on]
--Marshal Zeringue