Monday, December 17, 2007

What is Michael Dowling reading?

The current featured contributor to Writers Read: Michael Dowling, who is one half of Tobias Druitt, the author of Corydon and the Island of Monsters, Corydon and the Fall of Atlantis, and finally Corydon and the Siege of Troy.

One book mentioned in his entry:
Dragonflight by Anne McCaffrey. I came to it through Eragon because whenever I told my parents anything about it they said that it sounded as if it was derived from the Dragonriders of Pern books. This is the first of them, and it is really great, with great descriptions and original ideas - and I can see Eragon is very obviously in debt to it. [read on]
Read the Guardian's interview with Dowling from earlier this year.

Learn more about Michael Dowling and his writing at the Tobias Druitt website.

Writers Read: Michael Dowling.

--Marshal Zeringue