1. Which book are you currently reading?
HULK The Incredible Guide
2. What book did you read last?
Wild Cards, ed.George RR.Martin
3.What book are you planning on reading next?
Q is for Quarry, Sue Grafton
4. Do you own most of the books you read, or do you borrow them from a library?
Own mostly- I borrow graphic novels from the library
5. Who was your favourite author when you were a child?
6. What were some of your favourite books when you were a child?
apart from Plum's works, Arthur Ransome's books- I rather identified with Dick from Winter Holiday -
Hugh Walters SF stories,& The Dr Doolittle books.
7. Which literary character would you like to take out on a date and why?
um......good ghu the good ones are all taken.....
I guess Ekaterin Vorsoisson (from Lois Bujold's later books)
but I'd get out of the way quick when Miles came along:-)
8. Which author would you most like to have a `one-to-one' with?
Plum I guess
9. Which fictional character would you most like to have a 'one-to-one' with?
Lots of fascinating ones - I guess a followup post might be in order...
10. Which literary character would you least like to be stranded on a desert island with and why?
There are plenty of offensive ones
11. Which character would you most like to be stranded with?
Miles Vorkosigan, as we'd be there about 2 seconds before he worked out a way off:-)
12. In which literary/fictional location would you most like to live?
Ungle....the most interesting ones are often the most dangerous.....
I'd like to visit
the Disc but live
I think not,.....I think i'd plump for Lois Bujold's Beta Colony.
Very high tech, sexually unrepressed & low violence.
13. Which is the best TV/film adaptation of a book you have seen? why?
um, I tend to treat adaptations separate from the book....
14. Which is the worst TV/film adaption of a book you have seen? why?
15. What film adaption do you actually like more than the book?
I suppose tiggsybabes
has a point about the Bond films - they are a lot more ....
"out there" than the books
16. What book do you like better than the film adaption?
Just about all of them
17. What are your top 5 favourite books?
in no particular order
The Eyre Affair (Fforde)
A Civil Campaign (Bujold)
The Moon is a Harsh Mistress (Heinlein)
The Amazing Maurice (Pratchett)
& i'll pass on a 5th
18. Who is your favourite author?
2 jointly - Pratchett & Bujold
19. What is the most memorable line delivered in a book?
20. What is your least favourite book and why?
Escape from the Planet of the Apes - its the only book I can think of that I've actually put aside to dispose of.....
21. If your life was a book, which author would you choose to write it?
Pratchett I guess - he wouldn't be kind but at least he might be able to make the tedium sound interesting.....