Chat with us, powered by LiveChat

Book Review: The Yellow Wallpaper By Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Plot: A woman and her husband rent a summer house, but what should be a restful getaway turns into a suffocating psychological battle. This chilling account of postpartum depression and a husband’s controlling behaviour in the guise of treatment will leave you breathless. Review: This story is so well written! I cannot believe it wasContinue reading “Book Review: The Yellow Wallpaper By Charlotte Perkins Gilman”

Book Review: The Blue Train By Agatha Christie

Plot: A mysterious woman, a legendary cursed jewel, and a night train from London to the French Riviera — ingredients for the perfect romance or the perfect crime? When the train stops, the jewel is missing, and the woman is found dead in her compartment. It’s the perfect mystery, filled with passion, greed, deceit, andContinue reading “Book Review: The Blue Train By Agatha Christie”

Book Review: Being Lolita By Alisson Wood

Plot: NYU MFA candidate and Goldwater Fellow Alisson Wood’s BEING LOLITA, a memoir of the author’s two-year relationship with her high school English teacher who seduced her by teaching her Lolita, a story he had her believe was the greatest love story of our time, which she only later learned was anything but, and howContinue reading “Book Review: Being Lolita By Alisson Wood”

Book Review: Carrie By Stephen King

Plot: A modern classic, Carrie introduced a distinctive new voice in American fiction — Stephen King. The story of misunderstood high school girl Carrie White, her extraordinary telekinetic powers, and her violent rampage of revenge, remains one of the most barrier-breaking and shocking novels of all time. Make a date with terror and live theContinue reading “Book Review: Carrie By Stephen King”

Book Review: Godmersham Park By Gill Hornby

Plot: On 21 January 1804, Anne Sharpe arrives at Godmersham Park in Kent to take up the position of governess. At 31 years old, she has no previous experience of either teaching or fine country houses. Her mother has died, and she has nowhere else to go. Anne is left with no choice. For herContinue reading “Book Review: Godmersham Park By Gill Hornby”

Book Review: The Murder On The Links By Agatha Christie

Plot: When Hercule Poirot and his associate Arthur Hastings arrive in the French village of Merlinville-sur-Mer to meet their client Paul Renauld, they learn from the police that he has been found that morning stabbed in the back with a letter opener and left in a newly-dug grave adjacent to a local golf course. AmongContinue reading “Book Review: The Murder On The Links By Agatha Christie”

Book Review: Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen

Plot: Pride and Prejudice has remained one of the most popular novels in the English language. Jane Austen called this brilliant work “her own darling child” and its vivacious heroine, Elizabeth Bennet, “as delightful a creature as ever appeared in print.” The romantic clash between the opinionated Elizabeth and her proud beau, Mr. Darcy, isContinue reading “Book Review: Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen”

Book Review: The Jane Austen Society By Natalie Jenner

Plot: Just after the Second World War, in the small English village of Chawton, an unusual but like-minded group of people band together to attempt something remarkable. One hundred and fifty years ago, Chawton was the final home of Jane Austen, one of England’s finest novelists. Now it’s home to a few distant relatives andContinue reading “Book Review: The Jane Austen Society By Natalie Jenner”

Book Review: Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitchell

Plot: Set against the dramatic backdrop of the American Civil War, Margaret Mitchell’s magnificent historical epic is an unforgettable tale of love and loss, of a nation mortally divided and a people forever changed. Above all, it is the story of beautiful, ruthless Scarlett O’Hara and the dashing soldier of fortune, Rhett Butler. Review: ScarlettContinue reading “Book Review: Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitchell”

Book Review: Mrs Dalloway

Plot: Society hostess, Clarissa Dalloway is giving a party. Her thoughts and sensations on that one day, and the interior monologues of others whose lives are interwoven with hers gradually reveal the characters of the central protagonists. Clarissa’s life is touched by tragedy as the events in her day run parallel to those of SeptimusContinue reading “Book Review: Mrs Dalloway”

%d bloggers like this: