R: Which book or books are you reading now? M: “Seven Pillars of Wisdom" by Т. E. Lawrence. R: Where is your favourite place to read?
M: In an armchair by the fire, or by a river on vacation.
R: Who is your favourite poet?
M: I think... William Shakespeare.
R: Who is your favourite character?
M: Robinson Crusoe — he’s a strong man and very smart, too.
R: Name your three desert island choices.
M: Lofty Wiseman’s “SAS Survival Handbook” (useful),
Т. E. Lawrence’s “Seven Pillars of Wisdom” (gripping),
the Bible (I could be on the island a long time!) R: And what is your favourite children’s book? M: Any of the books by Kipling.
R: What book would you like to see filmed?
M: It would be great to have an encyclopedia on film.
R: Which book changed your life?
M: I have to confess it was “The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations”.
R: Which book would you think is good reading for everyone?
M: The same again — it has the wisdom of five