Monday, June 22, 2015
The Clay Lion, by Amalie Jahn, earns the Literary Classics Seal of Approval
Brooke loses her brother to pulmonary fibrosis and attempts to go back in time to save him. Along the way she encounters obstacles she never dreamed she would, including a love that had eluded her in her original timeline. A gripping read that will simultaneously break your heart and warm it, The Clay Lion will transform readers’ perspectives as the main character plays with fire, teetering dangerously on the borders between mind and matter, fate and free will, and loss and life.
Author Amalie Jahn skillfully creates moments of powerful imagery interspersed with moments where the picture is left to the readers’ personal interpretation. The overall message of the book is that everything happens for a reason, and that no matter what, we just have to keep moving forward. It shows that destiny and fate are two different things, that while we control our fate, destiny can’t be avoided.
The Clay Lion is highly recommended and has earned the Literary Classics Seal of Approval.