Books

Why I’m putting Les Misérables to one side…again

My parents gave me my copy of Les Misérables. It was going to be the book that I read to pass the time in between beginning Maternity Leave and having the baby. Well, Maternity Leave began in April 2019, and my daughter was born at the end of May 2019 and yet I didn't pick… Continue reading Why I’m putting Les Misérables to one side…again

Books

A book review: Frankenstein

TITLE: Frankenstein AUTHOR: Mary Shelley PUBLISHED: Originally published 1818, my edition published 1999 MY RATING: 4/5 *Synopsis taken from Goodreads* Begun when the author was only eighteen and conceived from a nightmare, Frankenstein is the deeply disturbing story of a monstrous creation which has terrified and chilled readers since its first publication in 1818. The novel has… Continue reading A book review: Frankenstein

Books

A book review: Alice in Wonderland

TITLE: Alice in Wonderland AUTHOR: Lewis Carroll PUBLISHED: First published 1865, my Wordsworth Classics edition was published 1993 This is the story of Alice, a young girl who falls down a rabbit hole and finds herself in a fantasy world with the most unusual creatures. Originally composed to entertain a young girl known to the… Continue reading A book review: Alice in Wonderland