But that's because I'm an old fuddy-duddy who has always seen novels as books to be held and smelled and piled on top of each other on bedside tables. And it turns out I'm an even bigger sentimental fool than usual because the digital world is wonderful. It makes old-style publishing look slow and insular.
In just three days since publication, to my certain knowledge, people have bought our e-book in:
Ho Chi Minh City
Geneva (well Switzerland somewhere)
and God knows where else.
I find that mind-boggling...