We need words to make sense of reality. We desire to see things as they are, so our ideas can see past stereotypes and convey an insightful knowledge of human existence in all its wonderful variety. Good speculative fiction creates supernatural, technological, physical, and political worlds, which don’t need clichéd ideas or populist propaganda.
We value books for what is written, not because of who wrote them. This is true of all genres but is most relevant to speculative fiction readers. In the worlds created in speculative fiction, overly ornate and self-indulgent writing becomes apparent.
To find out more about the author of this blog and his writing, click here. In no particular order, here are some speculative fiction books I’d recommend