Why do we read fiction?

Excellent blog from Nimue Brown at John Hunt Publishing. I really enjoyed this, we all read for so many different reasons, on different days, times of year, feelings … the list is endless. But what it does say to me is that we all need to feed our imaginations and fiction surely does that a treat 🙂

… There are no right or wrong answers here. We each come to the idea of reading with a set of things we need from a book, and perhaps even from one day to the next that set shifts. There’s only so long I can spend being a studious reader of non-fiction before I need a really good story. Many of us read in an array of genres precisely because we need different kinds of books at different times.

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