Review on ‘Troubled Blood’ by Robert Galbraith

This is the most recent book in the Strike detective series, written by J.K Rowling under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. I haven’t read any of the other Strike books and stumbled across this one as a result of recent publicity. After reading this, I will definitely be buying the other novels of the collection! It’sContinue reading “Review on ‘Troubled Blood’ by Robert Galbraith”

Review on ‘Predator in the House’ by Joanne Parsons

This post is slightly different to my normal style of review! It’s my first ever Reedsy review! I hope you all enjoy and give the book a read to support the author. This book tells the story of a detective working in the Sex Crimes Unit who vows to seek justice for victims of sexualContinue reading “Review on ‘Predator in the House’ by Joanne Parsons”

Review on ‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’ by C.S Lewis

A classic book that is a must read in my opinion! I actually got the idea to review this from a poster that I’ve recently bought with the ‘top 100 must read books’ on it! I’ve read the majority of ‘The Chronicles of Narnia’ books of which there are seven, but this is probably theContinue reading “Review on ‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’ by C.S Lewis”

Review on ‘Othello’ by William Shakespeare

I thought I’d write a slightly different post today and tell you all about one of my favourite Shakespearean plays: Othello. This is less of a review and more of an analysis, similar to my post about my dissertation! Othello is a tragic play, about a black Soldier who marries a white Senator’s daughter butContinue reading “Review on ‘Othello’ by William Shakespeare”

Review on “The Haunting of Hill House” by Shirley Jackson

I’m not a huge reader of gothic horror texts but I read this book in one day, I was completely hooked! The Netflix adaptation of this doesn’t follow the plot of the novel at all, so if you have seen the series don’t worry, I happen to think the book is far better! Jackson’s textContinue reading “Review on “The Haunting of Hill House” by Shirley Jackson”

Review on ‘To Kill a Mocking Bird’ by Harper Lee

I read this during my second year at University (can you see the theme appearing, I promise I do read outside of education!) as a part of the American South module that I studied. Now, whilst the themes that are studied are very prominent both in the time it was written and in today’s society,Continue reading “Review on ‘To Kill a Mocking Bird’ by Harper Lee”

My favourite childhood author : Roald Dahl

I’ve mentioned in a previous post that Roald Dahl is my favourite childhood author so I thought I’d write a full post all about him and the books that I love! I’ve got the majority of his books (a few have been misplaced) and I’ve loved every single one that I’ve read. My favourite bookContinue reading “My favourite childhood author : Roald Dahl”

Review on ‘The Great Gatsby’ by F.Scott Fitzgerald

This is a novel that I’m sure many people have read, and in my opinion (if you haven’t already) it’s definitely a must read. I studied this text as a part of my English Literature A Level course. The class that I was in studied this text as a part of the genre of tragedy,Continue reading “Review on ‘The Great Gatsby’ by F.Scott Fitzgerald”

Review of ‘The Lovely Bones’ by Alice Sebold

Again (really bad, oops) I watched the movie ‘The Lovely Bones’ years before I read the book. I already knew it was going to be such a good read based on how amazingly heartbreaking the movie was. This is such a heartbreaking book, but may be triggering for some people to read. The plot ofContinue reading “Review of ‘The Lovely Bones’ by Alice Sebold”

An insight into feminism in Shakespeare’s plays – based on my undergraduate dissertation

The title for my undergraduate dissertation was ‘Women and Genre in Shakespeare’s plays’. I really enjoyed researching and writing this piece and was so proud to have learnt that I achieved a 1:1 grade for it! I also have a Shakespearean quote as a tattoo that reads; ‘though she be but little, she is fierce’Continue reading “An insight into feminism in Shakespeare’s plays – based on my undergraduate dissertation”