Saturday, November 26, 2011

Anthony Horowitz

Anthony Horowitz’s new Sherlock Holmes novel is The House of Silk.

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

What music helps you to write?

Music by Philip Glass.

Which literary character most resembles you?

Gordon Comstock in George Orwell’s Keep the Aspidistra Flying. It’s his constant striving for contentment. I drink less though.

Who are your literary influences?

Charles Dickens, George Gissing, Ian Fleming, Hergé.

Who would you like to be stuck in a lift with?

Tony Blair. I would love to know how he lives with himself.
Read the complete Q &A.

--Marshal Zeringue