“It’s not about being lost but about trying to lose yourself”
The Secret History by Donna Tartt has been on my radar for a while now. I've heard many people praise it and as many hate it, which really made me want to read it. One of the reviews on the back of the book says, "a thriller for thinking people", which I took as a … Continue reading Men and Gods: The Secret History by Donna Tartt
An intricate mystery set in New Zealand's Gold Rush.
In 1943, Betty Smith published what would become her most famous work and one of the most representative pieces of American literature. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn* was an instant hit, at the time being only surpassed by Gone With the Wind * in sales. The novel narrates the life of Francie Nolan and her … Continue reading “The World Was Hers For The Reading”: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
Turns out this is really fun.
Sometimes you just can afford to read.
Why a man not paying his taxes in 1846 is still relevant.
7 female writers I love.
This past month was, surprisingly, very productive. I finished most of my final assignments for uni, ordered my room and read a lot. I enjoyed everything I read this month; there were big books, new authors, nonfiction, adventures, magic and curses. Notes from a Small Island, Bill Bryson “Nothing gives the English more pleasure, in … Continue reading October reads
A beautiful city full of ghosts and literary history.