Friday, November 20, 2009

Larsson

"Writing in El PaĆ­s last week, Mario Vargas Llosa explained the Millennium trilogy's success by saying that Larsson had produced one of the great stories of "just avengers" in popular literature. He had read the 2,100 pages of the trilogy with "the same happiness and feverish excitement" with which he had read Dumas, Dickens and Hugo as a boy, "wondering as I turned each page, 'And now what's going to happen next?'"
More here

Cf. C.S. Lewis' claim that all the best supernatural fiction is written by Christians...

1 comment:

Tulkinghorn said...

The Salander/Dantes comparison is brilliant.....