Book Review: The Bloody Chamber

Book Review: The Bloody Chamber

Next to Du Maurier, Angela Carter is one of my all-time favourite storytellers. Her masterpiece The Bloody Chamber sees Carter spin subversively dark and sensual versions of familiar fairy tales and legends like Little Red Riding Hood, Bluebeard, Puss in Boots, and Beauty and the…

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Book Review: The Little Stranger

Book Review: The Little Stranger

The Little Stranger follows the strange adventures of Dr. Faraday, the son of a maid, who has built a life of quiet respectability as a country doctor. One dusty post-war summer in his home of rural Warwickshire, he is called to be a patient at…

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Book Review: The Picture of Dorian Gray

Book Review: The Picture of Dorian Gray

Pre-Christmas, I made a promise to myself to try and pick up more classical literature. After a quick trip to W.H. Smith where I splurged on many classic books – one of which you can see I’ll be reviewing today – I randomly decided that…

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Top 5 Books I Read In 2015

Top 5 Books I Read In 2015

Happy New Year! I hope you’ve all recovered from the festivities and that 2016 has gotten off to a good start for you. 2015 was a pretty eventful year for this bookworm both in real life and the fictional world of novels. Even with the…

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