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Mad About the Boy: A Review

Bridget Jones is back in Helen Fielding‘s Mad About the Boy!! I have been a huge Bridget Jones fan dating all the way back to my middle school days! 153 more words


Robert Burns: Tam O' Shanter (Part 2)

When we last saw Tam O’ Shanter in Part 1, he was getting drunk with his friends, as shown in the picture above. 


Robert Burns: Tam O'Shanter (Part 1)

Robert Burns’ Tam O’ Shanter is one of my favourite poems. The use of the Scottish dialect is beautiful, and the story that is told in the poem is delightfully dark; full of demons, bad behaviour and Scottish humour. 1,555 more words


Their Eyes Were Watching God: A Review

Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston was a historically significant novel and one I knew I needed to read, especially given Alice Walker’s recommendation! 309 more words


The Ocean at the End of the Lane: A Review

The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman is pure magic. It’s reminiscent of The Chronicles of Narnia in it’s simplicity and imagery. 167 more words


The House of Mirth: A Review

The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton is novel 69 on the Modern Library’s Top 100 Novels of All Time list. What a bittersweet read! It started off slow, but really picked up midway through the novel. 251 more words


Brothers Grimm: Cat and Mouse in Partnership

Whilst browsing through a book of Grimm fairy tales (as you do) I was struck by the title of one story, Cat and Mouse in Partnership.  929 more words