Nadia Dalbuono

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Nadia Dalbuono

Nadia Dalbuono was educated at Queen’s College, Oxford, where she read history and German. For the last 16 years she has worked as a documentary director and consultant for Channel 4, ITV, Discovery, and National Geographic. Her work has taken her around the world, looking at subjects as varied as environmental sustainability, schools admissions, Mahatma Gandhi and 9/11.

The Hit is the third book in the Leone Scamarcio series, following The Few and The American. Nadia was inspired by a visit to Rome for worj in 2008m and is intrigued by the dark ambiguities of Italian society. She lives in Milan.


Interviewed 30 September 2017

Ten words to sum up your working life to date ...

Interesting
Challenging
Tiring
Frustrating
Rewarding
Fun
Enlightening
Surprising
Frightening
Bizarre

Nine things you can see from where you're sitting ...

Trees
Woodpecker
Potted palm
Pile of dirty washing
Toy guitar
Dodgers by Bill Beverly
American Noir by Barry Forshaw
Fly swat
Fly

Eight minutes to prepare a meal. What's it going to be ?

Angel hair pasta in vegetable broth

Seven people you'd like to go for a drink with ...

Silvio Berlusconi
Martin Scorsese
Dame Stella Rimington
Barack Obama
Joan Rivers
Bill Murray
Val McDermid

Six things you can't live without ...

Tablet
Red wine
Family
Crime novel
Milk chocolate
Glasses

Five favourite words ...

Onomatopoeic
Fecund
Surreptitious
Putrid
Guckloch kaschemme (The German word for Speakeasy)

Four places you'd run away to ...

Rio de Janeiro
Kefalonia
Franschhoek
Acapulco

Three books you've bought recently ...

Dodgers by Bill Beverly
The Key by Simon Toyne
The Cartel by Don Winslow

Two things that make you rant ...

Jobsworths
Italian bureaucracy

One thing you'd tell your teenage self ...

Stop worrying about what other people think.