The Bone Season surrenders to fantasy writing's worst instincts

21-year-old author Samantha Shannon is living the dream. Her novel The Bone Season debuted at #7 on the New York Times bestseller list, and it's already been optioned by Andy Serkis' production house. But what's really behind the hype on this dystopian fantasy novel? A lot of amazing, but also a lot of problems. » 9/09/13 12:18pm 9/09/13 12:18pm