I know that for many of us this World Book Day will be different, some of us will still be in school teaching whilst others will be distance learning. However, World Book Day will still go on and it is something that can still be enjoyed and what better time to enjoy it! This year … More Is there Room on the Broom this World Book Day?
Melmoth by Sarah Perry Sarah Perry’s novel explores the themes of guilt and loneliness. There is a mythical being called Melmoth; a woman with bloody feet who stalks and terrifies guilty souls, waiting for her opportunity to offer them an escape from their eternal punishment to join her torment. Melmoth is a woman that witnessed Jesus’ resurrection … More Book Review: Melmoth
Ok so I love dressing up and I take every chance I get to, but I wanted to do something subtle for World Book Day and here is my nod to Paddington Bear.
Maurice by E .M. Forster This book was ahead of its time (in fact E. M. Forster thought he wouldn’t see the book published in his lifetime). Forster wrote a compelling novel about the inner turmoils of finding yourself. He wrestles with the issues of homosexuality within the early 20th century, for those that do not … More Book Review: Maurice
A Long Way Down by Nick Hornby The Long Way Down flows well and takes you on a wacky and wild adventure with a bunch of people that are brought together through unbelievable chance. It has something for everyone and a personality that everyone will be able to relate to. The main characters interactions are … More Book Review: A Long Way Down
The Long Song by Andrea Levy This was a haunting novel, it was the kind of book that you had to keep coming back to because you didn’t know where it was going next. I felt empty when it finished, I was devastated to be leaving the story of July. This book has been nominated … More The Long Song by Andrea Levy [Review]