eBook Review: Hollow World by Sullivan


I also rated Hollow World four stars. (See my 2013 review on Goodreads.com.)

Hollow World is a great example, as are most Sullivan novels, of a well-developed eucatastrophe. In his essay “On Fairy Stories,” J. R. R. Tolkien writes in The Tolkien Reader, “Tragedy is the true form of drama, its highest form; but the opposite is true of Fairy-story.” The consolation of the unexpected happy ending Tolkien called eucatastrophe. While this story is science fiction, Sullivan is becoming of the eucatastrophe.

Full disclosure: I was also a Kickstarter supporter of this book last year, and received it and some autographed bookmarks.