Tag Archive: sylvia plath

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

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

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