Book Review · Fiction

Review: Radio Silence

Hello. I hope somebody is listening. :: Frances has always lived as "School Frances"- the perfect headgirl, the robotic high achiever devoid of personality. But when she meets Aled, the ingenius creator behind her favourite podcast, she feels free to be herself for the first time. But when the fragile trust between them is broken,… Continue reading Review: Radio Silence

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Book Review · Non-fiction

Review: Tess of the D’Urbevilles

Neither fully a woman, nor aware of the dangers of the outside world, Tess is driven by her family's poverty to claim kinship with the wealthy D'Urbevilles. However, her 'cousin' Alec is more interested in her body than her desperate poverty. Tess is raped. Despite Tess' moral purity, she is stained by her sexual impurity, through… Continue reading Review: Tess of the D’Urbevilles

Book Review · Fiction

Review: Nights at the Circus

Audiences clamour for her arrival, which will coincide with that of the new century. For we are at the fag-end, the smouldering cigar-butt, of a nineteenth century, which is just about to be ground in the ashtray of history. Sophie Fevvers, a woman with wings- the Venus Cockney, fact or fiction? Sophie Fevvers is an aerialiste- with wings!… Continue reading Review: Nights at the Circus