”Endurance lit – stories of extreme athletic feats in which one daring sportsman survives enormous hardship, et cetera to emerge on the other side a more thoughtful, ethical human being, et cetera – is a thriving subgenre, but what explains its appeal? ‘Here’s the most revealing facet of endurance lit: most of the best sellers in this genre are about self-imposed hardship. They are about sport, in its widest sense.'”
Citerat ur The Paris Rieview blogg The Daily.