West of the Moon
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
I’m struggling with whether to call this one fantasy or not. It’s clearly in conversation with fairy tales, sometimes literally, and Astri uses “East of the Sun, West of the Moon” to make sense of the world. But when it comes down to it, nothing that’s strictly fantastical happens, which makes me fe...
Perhaps one of the problems with having an unsympathetic main character is that sometimes the reader just does not like them, does not root for them, does not care if they overcome the situations they have put themselves in. While I was rooting for Astrid in the beginning when she was in the clutch...