My rating: Reading this book felt like a bunch of disconnected train tracks. I had no idea what was going on and who the characters were. The writing was promising and the content so important but Colson Whitehead failed to make a coherent narrative in The Underground Railroad. The main protagonist is Cora, a young slaveContinue reading “Book Review: Colson Whitehead // The Underground Railroad”
Bodily Harm is not a novel to read on vacation — but is any Atwood? Nonetheless, it’s an essential read if you want to understand a glimpse into the brutality a woman and her body face.
My rating: I have read a plethora of Sophocles Antigone retellings now and I welcome more! Seamus Heaney’s Burial of Thebes, a retelling of the original in verse almost seemed like it could have been the original — and perhaps better! Antigone is an Ancient Tragedy that focuses on young Antigone who wishes to bury her brother despite KingContinue reading “Book Review: Seamus Heaney // The Burial of Thebes”
My rating: Yes, I am reviewing another Margaret Atwood but I feel that never-ending praise spools out of me every time I pick up one of her works. And although I have only given Life Before Man three stars it is still an incredibly important and fundamental piece of feminist literature. (However Atwood herself never claims herContinue reading “Book Review: Margaret Atwood // Life Before Man”
Maggie O’Farrell really said Shakespeare who?!
My rating: I couldn’t put VOX down so when I saw Christina Dalcher had written Q it was a must-read! Do I think these books are the next classics, no! The writing is a little awkward with too many inspirational-like quotes. However, sometimes you just need a strongly feminist novel that lets you be angry at men for aContinue reading “Book Review: Christina Dalcher // Q”
Such A Fun Age isn’t such a fun book.
Forget Hamlet, Nutshell is here to take it’s place.
Let people do their own thing!
A Greek retelling worth your time.