Wednesday, January 23, 2008

The Curious Way Things Happen


The Deputy Prime Minister has my first trilogy. Dunno that he will read it, mind you, but he has it. How do I know? Well it's like this...

Husband happened to mention at his university, when the subject of Lake Chini in Pahang state came up, that it had been the inspiration for the setting of one of my books, Gilfeather, and was the basis for the Australian cover. [For those of you who have read it, the floating islands of the Mere can be found at Chini.]

The people he was talking to were looking for a gift for the Dep. P.M, on the occasion of the opening of a university project at the lake last weekend, and so....

3 comments:

hrugaar said...

I was going to suggest that next time they need a gift for DPM you could mention my books ... but knowing my luck, that would get me on the list of banned authors not suitable for good, decent Malyasians to be reading! :D

Anonymous said...

Cool!!!!!!

Karen

Jo said...

Way to go

Jo