Under the Skin – Michel Faber

Under the Skin by Michel Faber was one of the books I had on my reading list this year, and naturally, it had to be read for mid-March but as it has potential of being on my final, I feel like finishing it mid-April is justified. I'm not entirely sure why it took me so… Continue reading Under the Skin – Michel Faber


Top Girls – Caryl Churchill

Another text taken from my reading list for this term - the rather feminist play Top Girls by Caryl Churchill, something that I would likely never stumble upon otherwise. But, I was not a fan. I usually don't mind reading plays, I've read some great ones in the last few years such as Shakespeare's Macbeth,… Continue reading Top Girls – Caryl Churchill

Nineteen Eighty-Four – George Orwell

Nineteen Eighty-Four was one of the requirements for me to read in one of my university modules; Modernist to Contemporary to Present Day Literature (a crazy title for a module, I know). After consulting a few people who had previously read this book, I was under the impression that it is essentially a classic and… Continue reading Nineteen Eighty-Four – George Orwell

The Picture of Dorian Gray – Oscar Wilde

I was assigned The Picture of Dorian Gray, and like many students, I don't read what is assigned at the time, but I get to it eventually. And it's not like I was completely clueless as to what was going on in it, I had read just the right amount to write a great essay… Continue reading The Picture of Dorian Gray – Oscar Wilde

A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens

Uploading a book review on Christmas I think is perfectly suitable, after all, 'tis the season and it's the perfect book to curl up with prior to sitting down with the family. I grew up watching the different versions of this - mainly The Muppet Christmas Carol one that aired on Disney annually and when… Continue reading A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens