Sarah Naughton

Sarah Naughton was born in 1975 and grew up in Dorset. She escaped to London aged 17 to study English at UCL, and has lived there ever since. She spent 10 years writing ads before giving up to have children. The Hanged Man Rises is her first novel and she is currently writing a second. She lives in South London with her husband and two sons.

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My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. 'Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement.' C. S. Lewis

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. 'I've had it up to here with you two.' and 'Half a kilo of stilton, please.'

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. My mother-in-law: the nicest person I've ever known, and consequently the most loved.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Anne Boleyn, only she had more guts than me.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Manchee, from 'The Knife of Never Letting Go' by Patrick Ness

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