Interviews

  1. See written interview with Joe Milazzo for Entropy Magazine, posted on 17 April 2017:

“I write in order to dispel some small part of my ignorance”: A Conversation with Christopher Woodall

 

 

 

2. This ‘written interview’ is an extended version of a questionnaire to be sent out to reviewers along with the galleys. The questions were supplied by Dalkey.

Why choose fourteen working-class men in France during the 1970s as the subject matter for your novel? What in particular attracted you to that setting and time?

It wasn’t like that: I didn’t start with the desire to write a novel and then choose a subject, setting and time. The four novels of which November is the first came out of an experience which I had partly sought, partly stumbled into and which dumped the ‘subject’ in my lap – though it took me a while to appreciate it.

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