The bottom line? Fantasy has value within literature and beyond. Without it, our reality and identities would never be questioned or changed.
Rating: 1/3. Enchanted cities, shapeshifters and the flinging of magical lightning bolts are characteristic fantasy features, but there are many reasons why Mimi Yu’s book stands out among its fellows.
Rating: 2/3. Franz Kafka is seen as many things, author, genius, national treasure, but also friend. Peričić ventures into this last aspect of the Bohemian writer’s life and particularly into his strong friendship with Max Brod…
Books are products. They’re a highly creative part of the author, but their success is still determined by sales and readership.