Literary Definition: Roman à clef

Let’s say that you decide to write that novel you’ve always played around with… It is time to tell the world about that torrid, dangerous romantic summer that you had in Costa Rica years ago, but you don’t want to incriminate yourself or endanger the job of that really cute bartender.  Or perhaps you feel that your political protests in college could make a great setting for a story, but would be even better if it ended with you being … Continued