FUSAC: What is the most satisfying thing about writing fiction?
What proves you are French?
I am (more or less) acquainted with most European languages, which might or might not make me European.
French? I abhor camembert, roquefort, brie, and pont-l’évêque...
What was the impetus for writing your new novel “Tita”?
The material I worked on was inspired by childhood memories; the impetus was the wish for a small, self-contained shape: short chapters, limited time frame, restricted world, little girl…
If you were an article of clothing…?
A short sleeveless white cotton dress.
If you were a cosmetic…?
If you were a shoe…?
If you were a mode of transportation…?
A local train.
If you were a drink…?