Why We Don’t Need Harry Potter and the Cursed Child By Anthony Parody Okay, first things first, I am a huge Harry Potter fan. Always have been, always will be. I am a huge fan of the books (I read them every summer) and of the movies. I grew up […]
Felicia Day’s new memoir, You’re Never Weird On The Internet (Almost), is the latest entry in the thriving...
The Innocent is the fifth novel in the Ryan Lock series written by Scottish author Sean Black. The series is characterized...
What I Learned By Reading The Things That She Has Learnt: A Review Of ‘Not That Kind Of Girl’ By Lena Dunham
Commenting on anything Lena Dunham does is a tricky proposition – she’s the critical community’s princess...
The Slow Regard of Silent Things by Patrick Rothfuss is a gentle and slow-moving novella with a certain lack of action. In this regard, it could easily be placed on a ‘nothing-happens’ shelf beside Beckett’s Waiting for Godot and Proust’s Swan’s Way: In Search of Lost Time. A second similarity […]Read more ›
Not many words fill us with such good feeling as the word ‘Festival’. A bubble that exists beyond the pressures and cold facts of everyday existence that can so often hang heavy upon our tired and tender shoulders. After the glory years of music festivals, I spent the summer helping […]Read more ›
Historical fiction is always a strange genre – combining elements of the truth from important historical events and embellishing them until they are almost unrecognisable. Whilst reading Alison Weir’s ‘A Dangerous Inheritance’, I had to repeatedly come to terms with the fact that this was a captivating murder mystery fiction, […]Read more ›
Cormac McCarthy is known for three things above all others: Choppy, simple sentences punctuated with the occasional flowing, complex sentence about war and its relationship with the human soul. Characters that straddle the line between ultrarealistic and horrifying, His obsession with the American West and how it relates to man’s […]Read more ›