"The Wand in the Word" is a collection of interviews of famous fantasy authors, such as Brian Jacques, Ursula K. Le Guin, Madeleine L'Engle, and Garth Nix. It explores the childhoods and influences of the authors as well as their processes for writing. The author, Leonard S. Marcus, finds in this book that many fantasy writers had a large inspiration of sorts from World War II. A pro of this book is that the questions are specifically chosen so that a pattern about WWII is made clear. A con...
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