Fantasy and science fiction can be literal as well as allegorical and there's nothing wrong with enjoying a monster like a giant squid for what it is, as well as searching for metaphor.
China Mieville Dystopian Author Quotes#38
March 15, 2020
It felt like being a child again, though it was not. Being a child is like nothing. It's only being. Later, when we think about it, we make it into youth.
China Mieville Dystopian Author Quotes#40
March 15, 2020
The problem with most genre fantasy is that it's not nearly fantastic enough. It's escapist, but it can't escape.

China Mieville

The problem with most genre fantasy is that it’s not nearly fantastic enough. It’s escapist, but it can’t escape.

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I am Max Atlas; my only mission is to raise awareness of Dystopian fiction and share in a collective awakening. Together we will explore not only the best Dystopian Novels ever written but also new and upcoming Authors, giving future greats a platform to share their Dystopian Worlds.