The neighbour read the Polish edition of Lovefool and she liked it. I liked the most the word „dziewczyniarski“ [girlish, a new born word].
I am no fan of „dziewczyniarskie“ stuffs like books, romances and such things, but in this whole Lovefool I found two things that I liked.
First: Scholar promotes people who brings something in Europe. The main characters got Polish nationality and are shown as today Europeans: they are active, assertive, stylish and know what they want.
A trip to Berlin is not a problem, they just got in a train and start a journey in the same way like they travel to a wonderful Wroclaw or Warsaw, that appears every now and then in the background, or Masuria (my neighbour was screaming from joy, because Mragowo was introduced).
The second thing: because of the mix of cultures in Europe and different influences in the cultural development in Europe, we see quite good described person, one of the main characters and the most interesting one: Julian as connection of these all features. He, as a being more powerful than a human is, cumulates in himself myths and legends from Ancient Rome, Greeks up to the Viking Era.
This is quite a risky idea, but it introduces values that are near to every European, because it’s basement of our European values and it connects us. Scholar proved once more that Europe and Europeans can be promoted in a good way, not only through political debates, but through young artists.