Tag Archive: 1950s america

Review: Trumpet- Jackie Kay

I’ve dug this review out from second year of uni, the first book┬áreview┬áI had ever written in fact, n’awww. Trumpet by Jackie Kay deserves more recognition than it gets in the book world,… Continue reading

Top Ten: American Authors

Only just started getting into American literature at uni and I love it, so much in fact that my dissertation was based on American lit of the 20th century. I know there are… Continue reading

Top Ten: Favourite characters in books

10. Who? RON WEASLEY From? HARRY POTTER- J.K. ROWLING Why? His fiery temper and humour made him stand out for me as one of the many beloved characters in the books. Along with… Continue reading

The Bell Jar

  Quiet as a burglar in my cornflower-sprigged bathrobe, I crept to the edge of the parapet. The parapet reached almost to my shoulders, so I dragged a folding chair from the stack… Continue reading

Review: The Bell Jar- Sylvia Plath

The first question I asked myself as I finished reading this novel was how did it take me 20 years to finally sit down and read this? Taking place in the glamour of… Continue reading