As week one of the second annual Wales Readathon draws to a close, we discuss chapters 1-4 of the official Dewithon 20 book.
The Classics Club
My thoughts on rereading Richard Bach’s classic 1970 story of a seagull who finds fulfilment and a higher purpose through flight.
Ray Bradbury’s 1953 dystopian novel imagines a future American society where books are forbidden and ‘firemen’ burn those that are found.
It’s a little late, but here, finally, is my contribution to Daphne du Maurier Reading Week.
Collaborative book blogging: my contribution to the 1965 Club.
I share my thoughts on a collection of twelve short stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, featuring his fictional detective Sherlock Holmes.
Wales Readathon 2019 has ended. Here I summarize the final six chapters of our official Dewithon 19 book.
As the fourth week of the inaugural Wales Readathon comes to an end, we discuss chapters 22-28 of the official Dewithon 19 book.
As week three of the inaugural Wales Readathon draws to a close, we discuss chapters 15-21 of the official Dewithon 19 book.
As the second week of the inaugural Wales Readathon comes to an end, we discuss chapters 8-14 of the official Dewithon 19 book.
As week one of the inaugural Wales Readathon draws to a close, we discuss chapters 1-7 of the official Dewithon 19 book.
I share my thoughts on one of the most adored children’s novels of all time.
A voyage for buried treasure spells trouble for cabin boy Jim Hawkins, who finds himself in the middle of a mutiny with some of the nastiest pirates to ever sail the seven seas.
A classic supernatural thriller by an author who helped define the genre.
Reading the original, magical story after thirty years before sampling a collectors edition with a brand new cover from Quentin Blake.
Collaborative book blogging: my contribution to the 1944 Club.
Based on the true story of one of the most enigmatic and notorious women of the 1840s, Margaret Atwood has created an extraordinarily potent tale of sexuality, cruelty and mystery.
Aldous Huxley’s ingenious fantasy of the future sheds a blazing light on the present and is considered to be his most enduring masterwork.
I have finally succumbed to joining The Classics Club. Here is my list of fifty fine titles to be read over a period of five years.