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?
TITLE: The Twits AUTHOR: Roald Dahl PUBLISHED: 1980 Meet Mr and Mrs Twit, a truly gruesome couple! Just one of the horrible things about them is the fact that they keep monkeys locked up in their garden. These monkeys have rebellion in mind however. Will Mr and Mrs Twit finally get the comeuppance that they so… Continue reading A book review: The Twits
Firstly I'm going to start by saying that I'm one of those people that can't stand it if somebody folds the pages down in a book! It's that fear that makes me most nervous about lending a book to somebody, particularly if it is one of my favourites. How do you feel about this? As… Continue reading Let’s talk bookmarks
Last year I decided to have a look at my overflowing bookshelves and pick out some books that had been there for ages that I was going to finally make the effort to read. My thought process was that if I wrote and published a post then I would be far more likely to pick them… Continue reading The books I plan on reading this year (2020)