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]