During the guest lecture he gave on one of my university modules last semester, Reif Larsen talked a lot about whether truth and fact are important in fiction. 746 more words
Tags » The Selected Works Of T.S. Spivet
“He loved this point in travel, the very beginning, the moment when the decision to go hit his heart and his gut, when the whirl of topography careening through his brain burned his feet, when the fine lines of maps tangled themselves around him like a net and drew him up and away, when his mind traveled the world before he even walked out the door.” (pages 5-6) 582 more words
Stephen King wasn’t kidding about this book.
The illustrations are beautiful, and the story is compelling. I underlined the bejeezus out of it, and adorned it with blue sticky flags. 128 more words