JWC was listening very closely.
The transcript is here. The podcast is in three parts. Part 1 is here. Part 2 is here. Part 3 is here. Aspiring writers should pay very close attention to Silva’s discipline.
Silva is a very entertaining, yet very serious writer who is also an artist, capable of making the thriller into a vehicle for important lessons. Do yourself a favor, and order all of the Allon novels, and begin at the beginning with The Kill Artist. The order in which to read them: