Tom LeClair

1 Quotation from Tom LeClair

fantastic adj. 2014 T. LeClair Futuristic Thrillers in N.Y. Times 16 Feb. (Book Review section) 30/1 [in a review of Annihilation, a metafictional allegory by Jeff VanderMeer:] A clandestine government agency called the Southern Reach has sent 11 mostly failed expeditions into Area X, where an environmental catastrophe has created a nasty new ecosystem that may be encroaching on our own familiar world. [...] Area X stands for the domain of fantastic fiction. The biologist is the reader.