We look back at a powerful memoir exploring death, illness, marriage and memory from an iconic American writer.
The Classics Club
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.