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Why We Don’t Need Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

February 17, 2016 5:00 pm1 comment
Why We Don’t Need Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

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 […]

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Miss Watson could do with some magical help.

November 9, 2014 8:56 am0 comments
Miss Watson could do with some magical help.

Early this morning I was woken by the hammering of wind and rain against my bedroom skylight. Living next to the sea on the southwest tip of the UK every autumn we are hit by a succession of Atlantic depressions that bring summer to an end. Most of them begin life as […]

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The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones – Film Review

September 14, 2013 3:19 pm1 comment
The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones – Film Review

Cassandra Clare’s Mortal Instruments series is the latest teenage fiction to translate to the big screen. Starring Lily Collins and Jamie Campbell Bower, City of Bones tells the story of an ordinary girl about to step into an extraordinary world. When Clary (Collins) witnesses a murder that no-one else can […]

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World Book Day For All

March 9, 2013 2:22 pm0 comments
World Book Day For All

On the morning of Thursday 7th March, I was flicking through the BBC website to compensate for not having a TV at university and I happened across an article with a negative view towards children going to school in fancy dress for World Book Day. Two things struck me about […]

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Why Zombies and Vampires are Dull

February 24, 2013 12:30 pm2 comments
Why Zombies and Vampires are Dull

When my friend visited my friend and I at university they said that they wanted to go and watch Warm Bodies at the cinema, I had no objections – a chilled night out with two of my closest friends was better than staying in and being bored. Yes, I didn’t […]

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The Fault in our Stars – John Green

January 23, 2013 1:58 pm0 comments
The Fault in our Stars – John Green

I’m here to review a book about a 16-year-old girl (Hazel) with terminal cancer who falls in love with another cancer sufferer (Augustus). Sounds rather cheery doesn’t it? But if there is one thing that you need to know about The Fault in our Stars it is this: Hazel does […]

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Great Expectations: Poor Reality.

December 23, 2012 10:00 am0 comments
Great Expectations: Poor Reality.

For all you English students out there who thought that the new Great Expectations film and it’s all-star cast was going to be the nerdy highlight of your Christmas break, think again. Having read the book and seen the BBC adaptation of Dickens’s charming tale at Christmas last year, I […]

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‘Children’s Books’ are never just for children…

November 17, 2012 2:00 pm0 comments
‘Children’s Books’ are never just for children…

The blurb to J. K. Rowling’s new novel, The Casual Vacancy, introduces it as her ‘first novel for adults’. Despite this claim I would make a calculated guess that the majority of adults that have picked up this book, or even those who haven’t, will have read the Harry Potter […]

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