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The Woman in Black by Susan Hill 

I made the mistake of watching the film before reading this, which took a lot away from the plot as there’s a lot in the film that’s not present in the book and vice versa. 270 more words

Book Review

A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

I rated this book 2 ½ out of 5 stars

A vicious fifteen-year-old “droog” is the central character of this 1963 classic, whose stark terror was captured in Stanley Kubrick’s magnificent film of the same title. 839 more words

Books I've Read

This Is Starting To Get Ridiculous

I need to stop buying more books! Do you know how many are on my TBR list!? Way too many! Nevertheless, I bought two more. 122 more words


3 Days, 3 Quotes // DAY ONE

The rules:

1. Thank the person who nominated you.

2. Post a quote for 3 consecutive days (1 quote for each day).

3. Nominate three new bloggers each day. 100 more words


Sonnet 18

Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?

Thou art more lovely and more temperate:

Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May,

And summer’ lease hath all too short a date: 67 more words


Adult classics book haul

I had done a Classics book haul earlier in this post, but it had only children’s classics. This time I am hauling some adult classics that I bought this year. 760 more words


Oh, sheep's blood.

Supermarkets can be perplexing places for the best of classicists, especially when it comes to brand names. I find myself tilting my head to one side, narrowing my eyes, and furrowing my brow, attempting to understand what possibly could have possessed some product development team to slap the name of an epic hero on the side of a bottle and call it a day. 381 more words