I’ve always wanted to read this book because I’ve always been drawn to the sinister and otherworldly beauty of its cover. Its insides are no different.
. . . “I think this delicate tightrope walk between the real and the sense of something beyond the real is a very valuable one to attempt in fiction and in film. It creates a sense of the numinous or the luminous, a resonance that works if the work in question is true to that ambiguity all the way through.” – Jeff VanderMeer
Here’s an interview with Jeff Vandermeer where he talks about the importance of literary cross-pollination, binge-watching TV, and his novel, Annihilation: https://www.buzzfeed.com/lincolnmichel/jeff-vandermeer