The person whose early work
ruined changed my life probably more than any other.
It was personally gratifying to ask him questions about their origins I have always wanted to know.
About magic, Pete once wrote:
There seems little point in practising magic unless you want to do at least a few extraordinary things with this incarnation.
Here is someone who certainly has.
Pleasingly, we met in a haunted seventeenth century public house known for its smuggling tunnels and association with pirates both real and imaginary.
This was a regular daytime drinking spot of mine when I lived in Bristol, largely because the only thing that disturbed your book reading was the ghosts.
But on a Friday at lunch time? I would probably recommend reading somewhere quieter… like one of those tunnels they use to test military jet engines.
He also has a much-anticipated book launching next month, Epoch.
I’m tempted to apologise for the sound quality because it’s a bit difficult toward the end during the lunch rush, but I won’t. Firstly, because I cleared it up as much as I could. Secondly, it’s Peter J Carroll, dammit. I’d translate it from Morse Code if I had to.