Junot Díaz: “Orson Scott Card is a cretinous fool” – Salon.com

It’s this tension in part that makes “This is How You Lose Her,” like “Drown” and “The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao” before it, so readable. You’re never entirely sure if you’re being conned by Yunior or Junot, neither or both. His fiction also explains why the debate over “likable characters” is not only absurd but destructive; it demeans the author’s creation and insults the reader’s intelligence.

via Junot Díaz: “Orson Scott Card is a cretinous fool” – Salon.com.

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