It must be extremely difficult for an author to write a brilliant, literary bestseller and then have to deal with the expectations of a worldwide audience waiting for him/her to do as well, or even better, with the next novel. I congratulate Carlos Ruiz Zafon on his latest offering, THE ANGEL’S GAME, a superb work of fiction where magical realism meets gothic horror and romance.
June 15, 2009
Â· Judi Clark Â· No Comments
Tags: 1920s, Doubleday, Gothic, Writing Life Â· Posted in: Literary, Mystery/Suspense, Spain, Speculative (Beyond Reality), World Lit, y Award Winning Author
Colson Whiteheadâ€™s newest â€śnovelâ€ť is not strictly a novel at all. A book that he himself refers to as his â€śAutobiographical Fourth Novel,â€ť it features a family that resembles his ownâ€”middle-class, upwardly mobile, and well-educatedâ€”a New York City-based family that spends summers at their vacation home in Sag Harbor, on Long island, â€śin the heart of the Hamptons.â€ť