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Quickfire Q&A… with Zana Fraillon

  1. The last song I listened to… Guns of Brixton, by Veux Novelle
  2. The first album I ever bought… Locomotion by Kylie Minogue. It was a cassette. So cool.
  3. The book I’ve read the most times… Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card
  4. My favourite chocolate bar… Chocolate covered liquorice ‘bullets’. I have an addiction.
  5. My choice of superpower… Oooh, so hard. Invisibility. Or flying. Or flying invisibly?
  6. The book (by another author) that I wish I had written… A Man called Ove by Fredrik Backman
  7. If I had to choose between saying everything I think or never speaking again… Easy! Never speaking again. Come to think of it, I might start now…
  8. My favourite city in the world… The Lost City Of Z
  9. If I could go back to any time in history… I would go back to the stone age, to the very first drawings in caves, and stories told by our ancestors and passed down.
  10. My most used emoji… The ‘Grimacing Face’ – which I can’t seem to copy into this doc…if I could use it now, I would be…


Find out more about Zana’s novels, The Bone Sparrow and The Ones That Disappeared.