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


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

1Q84 – Haruki Murakami

When I announced that this was going to be the next book I read, a friends of mine said “a tough start you found yourself”. I’m not quite sure why they said this, as it wasn’t especially challenging. I found it quite enjoyable actually. The trilogy follows two protagonists, Aomame and Tengo. In the beginning… Continue reading 1Q84 – Haruki Murakami

The Maze Runner – James Dashner

The Maze Runner by James Dashner, the first book of the Maze Runner series of dystopian fiction genre. It’s not exactly relatable, due to being set in a world different to this, yet reading this book does not take long for it is in fact very gripping. The movie is not a direct replica of… Continue reading The Maze Runner – James Dashner