As promised here is part two of the books that I found lurking in the depths of my bookshelves and which I had forgotten I owned. If you didn't read part one and would like to then you can find it here. Happy reading! Shirley by Charlotte Brontë. Published 1849. Synopsis Shirley follows two contrasting… Continue reading The books I had forgotten were on my shelf (part two)
I was having a little organise of my bookshelves this morning and as I was doing this I came across so many books which I had completely forgotten I had. Whilst I often think (and feel guilty) about the books I know are sitting on my shelf unread, I rarely go through my shelves and… Continue reading The books I had forgotten were on my shelf (part one)
TITLE: Rebecca AUTHOR: Daphne du Maurier PUBLISHED: 1938 Whilst in Monte Carlo working as a companion to a wealthy woman our unnamed narrator meets the much older and very handsome Mr de Winter. They are married and heading for his estate: Manderley. But our protagonist is not his first wife, she is the second Mrs de Winter and… Continue reading A book review: Rebecca
This post was inspired by a couple of gifts that I received from my boyfriend for my birthday. He gave me a really old copy of my favourite book Pride and Prejudice and a really old copy of a Dickens that I shockingly haven't read: Oliver Twist. I actually surprised myself with how made up I was with them.… Continue reading New books or old books, which is better?
When I ask this I am referring to a collection of short stories by multiple authors. I don't personally read a lot of short story collections, in fact, the only one that comes to mind is Roald Dahl's Book of Ghost Stories, which you can read my review for here if you haven't already and would… Continue reading Is a collection of short stories bound to bring disappointment?