Ready Player One by Ernest Cline, published 2011. 80’s nostagia + video game nerdiness = the comments section of youtube.
Hello, happy June and welcome back to Classic’s Corner! The blog where we take all your favourite authors and chat nonsense that won’t be of any use to your exams! This month (but really last month) I read Fahrenheit 451 and just… woah. It’s a book that’s been looking at me, slowly blinking it’s way… Continue reading Classics Corner: Fahrenheit 451
Ah ha! Welcome, ladies and gentlemen, welcome to this, the premier episode of my brand new series: Book reviews with Alan Partridge! Yeah, I know, that was a terrible impression. I apologise. I love anything that screams British humour and Alan has always done that. He’s rude, he’s offensive to just about everybody and he… Continue reading Book Review: Alan Partridge, Nomad
I almost don’t want to review this. It’s about 30 years old, so anything I say will not be new and certainly is not still #relevent and I know for a fact that it’s one of the set texts for A Level students studying English literature, so I feel that my analysis will not do… Continue reading Book Review: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
Hello boys and girls, today I want to talk to you about spooooooooky Halloween reeeeaaaaaads! Mwahahahahahahah!! (did you read that in the spooky voice? Good) It’s the time of year when everyone dusts off their cat ears, digs out the pumpkin carving kit and rips holes in their nice white sheets. Yes Halloween is here… Continue reading Top 5 Halloween Reads!
Hello darkness, my old friend. I’ve come to speak with you again, because a vision softly creeping, left it’s seeds while I was sleeping. ‘In a London flat, two young boys face the unbearable sadness of their mother’s sudden death. Their father, a Ted Hughes scholar and scruffy romantic, imagines a future of well-meaning visitors… Continue reading Book Review: Grief is the Thing With Feathers by Max Porter
Sorry folks, I’m stepping down my review schedule. As I would hope you are aware, to review books, you have to read them. I was reviewing books once a week because I had a backlog of books to write about. Every time I read a book I take notes so I can reference them and… Continue reading The 3 R’s: Reading, Rambling and Reviewing