I am going to be reviewing the most highly anticipated and talked about book probably of the whole year: The Testaments by Margaret Atwood. More specifically, I am going to be discussing the issue in the modern Western world of the decline of childbirth, and relating this what Atwood’s book. Having loved the dystopian novelContinue reading “The Testaments by Margaret Atwood”
In my blog post entitled Origin of Books I ended at the date 1832 which was the invention of the book sleeve. I want to revisit the timeline and continue talking about everything that happened after that date. Basically, that is what this blog post is going to do. The first mass market paperback booksContinue reading “Origin of Books: Part Two”
Whilst most people in the world have heard of Medusa, and the legend of the look that turns men to stone, I’m less sure how many people know the full story. The most common interpretation of Medusa suggests that she is an apotropaic symbol, who is used to protect from and ward off the negative.Continue reading “Greek Mythology: Medusa”
It is probably pointless to explain but Greek mythology is a large collection of stories started in Ancient Greece about the beginning of the world, and writes about the lives and adventures of gods, goddesses, heroes, and heroines. Greek mythology has twelve main gods known as the Twelve Olympians. They were Zeus, Poseidon, Hera, Hephaestus,Continue reading “Greek Mythology: An Introduction”
Considering Rupi Kaur’s last book release was in 2017 I can admit that I am pretty late to the party by commenting on her work. However, after photos of her poems were making repeated appearances on my Instagram feed it made me think about the poetry of this generation and where it is heading. IContinue reading “My Thoughts on Rupi Kaur”
With the recent release of the film this month I thought it would be a good time to reread the book. I first read this book when it came out in 2013, and I was only 16 then. I loved it, and it was one of those books that I could not put down untilContinue reading “The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt”
As this is my first official blog post I thought I would delve into the origin of books and use this blog as an excuse to learn more about where they come from. My hope is to head into the publishing world soon, and where better to start than learning about what the whole ofContinue reading “The origin of Books”
Be yourself; Everyone else is already taken. — Oscar Wilde. This is the first post on my new blog. I’m just getting this new blog going, so stay tuned for more. Subscribe below to get notified when I post new updates.