Benjamin Constable

Benjamin Constable was born in Bristol and grew up mostly in Derby. He lives in Paris where he writes fiction and teaches English. Three Lives of Tomomi Ishikawa is his first novel.

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Three Lives of Tomomi Ishikawa

My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Never say with eight words what you can say with nine. I don't really do mottos.

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. Being nice as hell and a bit innocent.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Getting published. Damn it was tough but now it's happened nobody can take that away. Hurray!

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. Dancing. I would be an amazing dancer. All kind of dancing. Tap, tango, breakdancing, everything. I'd be the don of all things dance. For the moment I don't really dance. If you asked me tomorrow the answer might well be different.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. Self depreciation that I consider both polite and funny but people can mistake for modesty. I'm not modest at all.

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