Tag Archive: passionate

Embers

”The castle was a closed world, like a great granite mausoleum full of the moldering bones of generations of men and women from earlier times, in their shrouds of slowly disintegrating gray silk or… Continue reading

Was the greatest poet of the 20th century murdered?

It made me feel quite sad reading about this, as Pablo Neruda is one of, if not my number one favourite poet. Having been celebrated as ‘the greatest poet of the 20th century’,… Continue reading

Pancake Day and for the love of food in literature

Happy Pancake Day everyone! What toppings will you be having today? Torn between having the usual nutella and ice cream or going healthier and having banana or something. To be good or not… Continue reading

The Bloody Chamber

”When I saw him look at me with lust, I dropped my eyes but, in glancing away from him, I caught sight of myself in the mirror. And I saw myself, suddenly, as… Continue reading

Review: The Stranger’s Child- Alan Hollinghurst

                                                                                 The Stranger’s Child is a beautiful piece of writing full of elegance and seduction, unsurprisingly charming countless of readers and reaching the number one bestseller spot. Cecil Valance is a Cambridge undergraduate and poet, who… Continue reading

Review: Was anyone else disappointed with Fifty Shades of Grey?

One month on from my last post and I haven’t had the time to write at all. Most of it has been spent getting my room the way I want it after moving back… Continue reading

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

“What she had realised was that love was that moment when your heart was about to burst” -Stieg Larrson

Review: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo- Stieg Larsson

The Millenium Triology was what Swedish author Steig Larsson presented to his publisher in late 2004. Alhough Larrson did not live long enough to see the phenomenom his work has become, he has left behind a… Continue reading