Kate Pullinger on LANDING GEAR
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. My mother was a great one for maxims, me less so. However, I'm a great believe in optimism, however unfounded. Plus I always like to have my next holiday booked and planned.
Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?
A. Good bread with extra virgin olive oil and salt.
Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?
A. 'Purple Rain' by Prince, 'God Save the Queen' by the Sex Pistols, 'Crazy' by Gnarls Barclay, 'Ring of Fire' by Johnny Cash, and 'I See a Darkness' by Bonnie Prince Billy
Q. What’s your best quality?
A. Better ask someone else!
Q. With whom in history do you most identify?
A. The servants and labourers and teachers; the people who worked hard and are not remembered, like many generations of my family.
November 19, 2010I am so looking forward to 'The Mistress of Nothing' coming out in the US. This will be my 'American debut' and I really hope that readers in the US enjoy the book. I'm so pleased to be working with Touchstone, Simon & Schuster.
Publication isn't for another seven weeks.... but the countdown is definitely on!