Outraged heroines of The Butterfly Dynasty series, Katy and Clara Yehonala, confront author Robert Barclay over the death of Simon. “It’s a poorly executed and deceitful strategy to sell more books at our expense.”
These are stories with universal importance: “strong, vulnerable women fighting personal and society’s battles, child trafficking, the rise of China, women’s ascendancy, environmental destruction, misplaced values.
Telling stories matters – though I don’t think that should really be such a surprise. We live in a world where the distractions of technology dominate and diminish our lives. Storytelling does the opposite; it enriches the world and our humanity.