Monday, April 14, 2008

The fantasy genre for non-readers

image Few things can brighten up a grim morning in a Scottish seaside resort besieged by an Atlantic storm. Yet while sheltering in a bookshop from the bullet rain and ferocious winds, I had a moment of sun-drenched revelation that took me a world - or worlds - away. (read more)

Mark Chadbourn (a blogger and writer I follow) was recently published in the Daily Telegraph, talking about his discovery of Lord of the Rings as a young man and about how and why fantasy has become the largest genre in publishing.

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