James Delingpole Revealed
- Q. How would you describe your life in only 8 words?
- A. At least the kids turned out nice
- Q. What is your motto or maxim?
- A. A coward dies his death a thousand times
On Books and Writing
- Q. Who are your favorite authors?
- A. Thomas Hardy George McDonald Fraser Jane Austen WE Johns CS Forester Patrick O'Brian
- Q. What are your 5 favorite books of all time?
- A. Tolstoy - War and Peace Alain-Fournier - Le Grand Meaulnes BS Johnson - The Unfortunates Ernst Junger - Storm Of Steel Robert Stone - Dog Soldiers
- Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?
- A. Kill your darlings.
- Q. What comment do you hear most often from your readers?
- A. When's the next one coming?
- Q. How did you come to write Coward at the Bridge?
- A. I realized that Arnhem was the coolest battle ever and that my hero Dick Coward would HAVE to go there next.