Question of the day (20th June).

What’s your favourite author?

My answer:

My favourite Polish author is definitely Małgorzata Musierowicz, I’ve written about her loads of times on here, she’s an author of a lovely book series that I just love to pieces. And my favourite foreign author is Lucy Maud Montgomery. But I find “Anne Of Green Gables” slightly overrated. I do like her but she’s written so many other great books that are underappreciated because everyone sees only Anne who’s not as interesting as some other of her heroines like Emily Starr from “Emily Of New Moon” or Valancy Stirling from “The Blue Castle” for example. And I don’t like that people always think that her books are only for children. Well my Zofijka is a child, a tween, and she doesn’t even understand “Anne Of Green Gables”. I think with Montgomery’s books is a bit like with “The Moomins” or “Winnie The Pooh”, everyone associates them with children and reads them in childhood, but it’s only when you grow up that you start really understanding them and seeing them from a different angle.

How about your favourite author? 🙂

2 thoughts on “Question of the day (20th June).”

  1. I agree. I don’t think LM Montgomery’s books are all that childish. Huh.

    My favorite author is… well, if we’re going by an author who’s produced many good books for me, I’d have to say… Christopher Pike comes to mind offhand. His books are gruesome and disturbing, but more than any other author, I’ve been able to read them without losing interest or focus.

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