Lloyd Shepherd has worked for the past twelve years as a senior executive in the Internet business, holding senior management positions at Yahoo, the Guardian, Channel 4 and the BBC. Before his online career, Lloyd was a journalist covering the film and TV business for the likes of Financial Times and Variety. The English Monster is his first novel.
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How would you describe your life in only 8 words?
Writing, shopping, cooking, reading, walking, parenting, listening, watching
What is your motto or maxim?
Shut up and deal with it.
How would you describe perfect happiness?
On a beach, lost in a book while enjoying a cool gin and tonic with my wife, while my children swim in the sea.
What's your greatest fear?
Something terrible happening to my children - usually involving falling off a high building.
If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?
Heron Island, on the Great Barrier Reef
With whom in history do you most identify?
Which living person do you most admire?
What are your most overused words or phrases?
Idiot, amazing, boring
What do you regret most?
Giving up smoking
If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
The ability to eat and not put weight on
What is your greatest achievement?
What's your greatest flaw?
My glass is always half-empty
What's your best quality?
My glass is always half-full
If you could be any ...
Blood at the Root
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