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Category: Book Reviews

Sometimes It’s Better Not to Know: What a ‘Pan’s Labyrinth’ Novel Brings to the Table

“A few of the tales are a bit of a stretch, but the scope of the ‘Pan’s Labyrinth’ universe comes out feeling much larger than ever before.”

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‘Lacombe, Lucien’ and the Early Novels of Patrick Modiano: ‘Les Boulevards de ceinture (Ring Roads)’

“In every novel (and in the movie), there’s a moment in which the deep feeling of love wakes up the protagonist from the slumber of servile conditioning. They have turned into little monsters, but in the end they will find their freedom, even if it kills them or makes them insane.”

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