The Power of Fiction and Why it Matters

Mario Vargas Llosa, a Peruvian Nobel Prize in Literature laureate cares to offer an in depth insight into what a fictional novel is, and why it is needed. Other than the needs, he also points out why it could be perceived dangerous by state and religion. Oiginally written in Spanish, the English translation titled Is Art the Fiction of Living? by Toby Talbot was featured in The New York Times on October 7, 1984.

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Independent Voice.

That is exactly why Swept magazine came in to existence to provide an independent voice, to encourage more debate and discussion on issues affecting our communities, and to generate interest in local culture.

The magazine offers different content through its two mediums- its website and e-zine that is free of cost! This changes the whole meaning of Swept– one can see creative and factual independence thus higher chances of reporting accurate stories.

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