‘Further Confessions of a GP’ by Dr. Benjamin Daniels [Book Review]

We are now nearing the end of April and I’ve only just finished my 3rd book of the year and the 2018 Reading Challenge. This reading slump has really hit me hard, and it appears to be sticking around for the foreseeable future, especially when it comes to reading fiction, so as a form of respite … More ‘Further Confessions of a GP’ by Dr. Benjamin Daniels [Book Review]

‘1984’ by George Orwell [Book Review]

Somehow it’s April, and I’ve only just finished my second book of the year and the 2018 Reading Challenge. Regardless, things are kicking back into action now with the imminent start of my MA English dissertation, which I have (loosely and theoretically at the moment) decided to base on twentieth century dystopian fiction. As such, today … More ‘1984’ by George Orwell [Book Review]

‘Robinson Crusoe’ by Daniel Defoe [Book Review]

It’s taken me far too long, but today (only 11 days before my essay deadline) I finally finished reading Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe, for my fourth MA essay and the 2016 Reading Challenge. I listened to it on audiobook, which at least made the experience bearable – it was long winded and heavy! Title: Robinson … More ‘Robinson Crusoe’ by Daniel Defoe [Book Review]

‘Wide Sargasso Sea’ by Jean Rhys [Book Review]

Today, after a little over a week battling with Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys, I finally finished it, and with it my 4th book of the 2016 Reading Challenge. Despite its meagre size, I found it decidedly difficult to get into. Title: Wide Sargasso Sea Author: Jean Rhys Released: 1966 Pages: 171 Favourite character: Mr. Rochester … More ‘Wide Sargasso Sea’ by Jean Rhys [Book Review]

‘Jane Eyre’ by Charlotte Brontë [Book Review]

Although I had intended to write a blog post in September about my decision to continue with further education (a rather significant detour from Management with Marketing (my undergraduate degree) to English (my current postgraduate subject)), it never materialised. As a result I’ve made infrequent references to my MA over the last couple of months, … More ‘Jane Eyre’ by Charlotte Brontë [Book Review]