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Goodreads asked P.D. Gyngell:

Where did you get the idea for your most recent book?

P.D. Gyngell My most recent book 'The China Piece Pile" which can be found on amazon kindle as an ebook and soon to be a paper book on createspace, (sorry about the plug I just couldn't help it.) was formed when I was delivering kitchens for a living.
I got into my transit van one lovely summer's morning ready to resign myself to another day of work. As I pulled away from my house in Westerham, Kent, I noticed I had a spider happily sitting in its web between my side mirror and door.
As I drove away and toward my place of work in Morden, Surrey, the spider remained. I arrived an hour later and still it was there. It was at that moment that I thought, 'This spider is now as far away from its familiar surroundings as it possibly could be. How the hell is it going to deal with that? How would I deal with that?"
To this day, I thank that spider for giving me the inspiration to get off my arse and write something to full completion. I hope it lived a happy life!!

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