As week one of the second annual Wales Readathon draws to a close, we discuss chapters 1-4 of the official Dewithon 20 book.
20th Century Literature
My thoughts on rereading Richard Bach’s classic 1970 story of a seagull who finds fulfilment and a higher purpose through flight.
For this year’s Margaret Atwood Reading Month, I reflect on the author’s 1969 proto-feminist debut novel.
Ray Bradbury’s 1953 dystopian novel imagines a future American society where books are forbidden and ‘firemen’ burn those that are found.
Collaborative book blogging: my contribution to the 1930 Club.
A razor sharp, wickedly humorous and surreal satire of a real life political scandal – reimagined within the claustrophobic walls of an English convent.
My first Janssonian contribution to the Tove Trove Library is the fourth book in the Moomin series, first published in 1954.
My latest literary project entails reading books written by or about Tove Jansson – creator of the Moomins.
Brought back into print by Pushkin Press, Madeleine Bourdouxhe’s 1944 short story collection highlights the lives of conflicted female characters in beautiful prose.
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 Norman Bissell’s fictionalised retelling of a crucial period in George Orwell’s life.
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.
First published in 1911, Intimate Ties is Robert Musil’s second book, consisting of two novellas, ‘The Culmination of Love’ and ‘The Temptation of Silent Veronica.’
In a small English town of Hardborough Florence Green decides, against polite but determined opposition, to open a bookshop.
The World of Moominvalley is simply the ultimate guide for any Moomin fan, old or new.
I share my thoughts on one of the most adored children’s novels of all time.
A collection of Franz Kafka’s short stories showcasing his dark imagination and wry humour.