Conversations with Jenny kane

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Conversations with Jenny Kane

Do you model any of your characters after people you know? If so, do these people see themselves in your characters?

The self-interested Francesca was based on a neighbour and school classmate of mine in Barbados. (Name changed – of course). To be fair, she may have matured into a wonderful woman fighting for human rights since I was on the island, but when I knew her, all the indications were that she would take ‘shallowness’ to new depths.”

Click here to read the entire interview and to know more about the making of the book ‘The Turtle Run’.