As entertaining as it is important and necessary...how gorgeously it's written, how humane and relatable the characters are, how much we the readers root for justice and redemption.
Why I love it
Readers, have you ever read the novels of Sinclair Lewis? He was the first American writer to win the Nobel Prize in Literature. His so-called "social novels," such as _Arrowsmith_, _Dodsworth_, _Elmer Gantry_, were critiques of capitalism, in particular how the working classes were exploited in the process of industrialization. Okay, maybe that description makes the novels sound like boring po...