"There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me." I must admit that while reading the first half of this novel I was tempted to set this book aside. However, this being my first Jane Austen… Continue reading Book Review: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
The novel ‘The White Tiger’ has provoked many contrasting interpretations concerning the veracity of its presentation of India. A lack of verisimilitude can be seen in this novel in the presentation of many of the events and much of the characterisation including Adiga’s focus on India’s corruption which is contrasted with the glamorisation of Pinky… Continue reading The lack of verisimilitude in The White Tiger and the Western audience’s perception of it.
The Winner's Kiss by Marie Rutkoski (paperback) Published by Bloomsbury Children's on 24th March 2016 Genres: Fantasy Pages: 484 THAT. WAS. AMAZING. (disclaimer before i start: this review is gonna be kinda spoiler heavy so if you're thinking about reading the book i wouldn't read this review) This book was without a doubt the… Continue reading Book Review: The Winner’s Kiss by Marie Rutkoski
The Winner's Crime by Marie Rutkoski (paperback) Published by Bloomsbury Children's on 12th March 2015 Genres: Fantasy Pages: 408 I must admit I wasn't blown away by the first book and so I was hesitant to pick up this one, but I'm so glad i did!!!!!!!!! I had thought the events would be predictable… Continue reading Book Review: The Winner’s Crime by Marie Rutkoski