Tag Archive: esther greenwood

Top Ten: Opening lines in a book

10. THE HOBBIT- JRR.TOLKIEN ‘In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit.’ 9. CHARLOTTE’S WEB- E.B.WHITE ”Where’s Papa going with that axe?’ said Fern to her mother as they were setting… 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