‘The Fishermen’ by Chigozie Obioma

This week I took a swift turn from the 1800s Yorkshire Moors to 1990s Nigeria. One of the best things about books is their ability to take you to a completely different place or time without the expense or effort of plane/time travel. Anyway, The Fishermen was actually on my Dad’s pile of books to read but… Continue reading ‘The Fishermen’ by Chigozie Obioma

‘Wuthering Heights’ by Emily Brontë

For the last year of my university degree, I more or less neglected literature written before the 20th Century. Clearly, it was high time for me to travel back into the 1800s. It was a BBC documentary, ‘Being the Brontës’, that jogged my memory of the middle sister, Emily, and her gothic romance, Wuthering Heights. I had… Continue reading ‘Wuthering Heights’ by Emily Brontë

The Big Comeback and a Review of ‘A Walk in the Woods’ by Bill Bryson

I am back and perhaps not better than ever, but I am a slightly frazzled, weary third year student who has read several more books since the last time I posted and is desperate to write something that will not be marked by a professor. I am currently coming down the home stretch of my… Continue reading The Big Comeback and a Review of ‘A Walk in the Woods’ by Bill Bryson