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Well, I’ve finally finished wading through Bleak House by Charles Dickens. Wow what a hefty read! It sure took a long time to get through it – even though I read as quickly as I could and picked it up as often as I could – just to get through it. Well, now I’ve finally turned over […]

Noughts and Crosses

Malorie Blackman’s Noughts and Crosses is a surprisingly thought-provoking read. For a novel aimed at teenagers/young adults it is exceptionally dark and at times deeply disturbing given its undertones of historical, political and social relevance. It is much than a take on Romeo and Juliet, it is much more than a forbidden love story. It […]

Hand of Fire – Judith Starkston – Review

I’m participating in the Fireship Press virtual tour of Judith Starkston’s fantastic novel Hand of Fire. The 9th Oct is here and my review is out! My Review of: Hand of Fire By Judith Starkston A beautiful mix of history and mythology, Hand of Fire is a masterful reworking of Homer’s Iliad with the centre […]