Questioning popular opinion on Emily Brontë’s turbulent tragedy-cum-love-story.
A review of Jonathan Swift’s classic adventure story.
Considering the roots of Jane Austen’s brilliance in her teenage writings.
A review of Henry Fielding’s momentous (and scandalous) Picaresque novel.
A review of Jean Rhys’ famous…well, that would give the game away.
A review of what might be titled the Jane Austen deluxe version.
A review of Thomas Hardy’s controversial final novel.
A review of Ray Bradbury’s modern classic.
A review of Charlotte Brontë’s very first novel, rejected for publication before the more successful ‘Jane Eyre’, and an insight into its inspiration.
A review of Sylvia Plath’s exploration of mental health issues and gender inequality, ‘The Bell Jar’.
A reflection on Laurence Sterne’s 18th century, satirical novel, ‘The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman’. Or just ‘Tristram Shandy’.
Looking at translation (as a language learner) and difficult themes in Bernhard Schlink’s ‘The Reader’. Originally ‘Der Vorleser’, translated by Carol Brown Janeway.