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Visting Charles Dickens

Despite holding an English Literature degree, I’ve never really connected with any classic literature. The exception to that rule is Charles Dickens. I can’t quite explain what it is about his writing that whisks me off to another world, or why I find myself so fascinated with his life outside of writing, but it’s the… Continue reading Visting Charles Dickens

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Tag | To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before

With a whole new wave of people – myself included – falling head over heels for To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before, it was only a matter of time before someone created a tag. (And that lovely person was Frankinesce) but the wonderful Jemma of Fantastic Books was kind enough to tag me! Who… Continue reading Tag | To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before

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Favourite Opening Lines

I've been thinking a lot recently about the importance of opening lines. After all, once you get past the blurb and the cover, it's those precious first few sentences that can captive your attention and encourage you to delve further into the story. So I've decided to share some of my favourite opening lines with… Continue reading Favourite Opening Lines

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Disney Book Tag

The Little Mermaid - a character who is out of their element, a fish out of water Carson Phillips from Struck by Lightning is in his final year of high school and in the process of applying to University. To make himself stand out more on his application he tries to set up a Literary Magazine at… Continue reading Disney Book Tag

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Manga Classics: Great Expectations – Nokman Poon, Crystal S Chan and Stacy King

Blurb: "Great Expectations has it all: romance, mystery, comedy, and unforgettable characters woven through a gripping rags-to-riches tale. Naive Pip, creepy Miss Haversham, beautifully cold Estella, terrifying Abel Magwitch, and the rest of Dicken’s fantastic cast are perfectly envisioned in this new adaptation in this 300-plus page volume featuring artwork by artist Nokman Poon. Manga… Continue reading Manga Classics: Great Expectations – Nokman Poon, Crystal S Chan and Stacy King