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Shakespeare Saturdays: The Winter’s Tale

It’s the middle of February, deep mid-winter, so I thought I’d write up a short post on The Winter’s Tale. I remember reading this play for the first time and thinking ‘what the…’ and my opinion hasn’t changed much since then. It’s a weird play but a complex one and I’m excited to dive into… Continue reading Shakespeare Saturdays: The Winter’s Tale

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Book Review: The Lifted Veil by George Eliot

Title: The Lifted Veil Author: George Eliot Publisher: Penguin Books Date: 2016 (1859) Genre: Classics / Horror Summary: The tale of a man who is incapacitated by visions of the future and the cacophony of overheard thoughts, and yet who can’t help trying to subvert his vividly glimpsed destiny, it is easy to read The Lifted Veil as being autobiographically revealing—of Eliot’s sensitivity… Continue reading Book Review: The Lifted Veil by George Eliot

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Book Review: The Sittaford Mystery by Agatha Christie

Title: The Sittaford Mystery Author: Agatha Christie Publisher: HarperCollins UK Date: 2017 (1931) Genre: Crime & Mystery Summary: M-U-R-D-E-R. It began as an innocent parlour game intended to while away the hours on a bitter winter night. But the message that appeared before the amateur occultists at the snowbound Sittaford House was spelt out as loud and clear as a… Continue reading Book Review: The Sittaford Mystery by Agatha Christie

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Shelf Control #3 – So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish

Shelf Control is a weekly feature created and hosted by Bookshelf Fantasies. It’s a celebration of the unread books on our shelves. So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish by Douglas Adams Summary: There is a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss. It’s… Continue reading Shelf Control #3 – So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish

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ARC Book Review: At The End of Your Tether by Adam Smith, V. V. Glass & Hilary Jenkins

Title: At The End of Your Tether Author: Adam Smith Artist: V. V. Glass & Hilary Jenkins Publisher: Oni Press Publication Date: 11th February 2020 Genre: Graphic Novel / YA Fiction Summary: It’s a humid summer night in August 1997 and Ludo Carre is nervous. He hasn’t seen or spoken to his ex, Arlo Quinonez since he was fifteen.… Continue reading ARC Book Review: At The End of Your Tether by Adam Smith, V. V. Glass & Hilary Jenkins

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#MonthlyWrapUp: January 2020 (+ January Favourites)

January has been strange and hectic. I’m glad it’s over, to be honest. I was super stressed out this month because I had a PhD completion meeting where I discussed how I was going to complete my PhD and what I was going to do after my PhD. I have absolutely no idea what I… Continue reading #MonthlyWrapUp: January 2020 (+ January Favourites)