An audiobook review of My Absolute Darling

For my first re-read in about two years, I chose to listen to the Audible version of My Absolute Darling by Gabriel Tallent, which I read and reviewed a proof copy of in 2017. I am so glad that I chose to listen to this novel even though it's so dark, because it is truly... Continue Reading →

The Dangerous Kind: A haunting novel

The Dangerous Kind by Deborah O'Connor is a gripping, thrilling and haunting tale of scandal, abuse and murder. Very much a book of its political climate, this novel addresses many issues in society and the way that the people at the top of the food chain behave. It is a bleak reminder that this world... Continue Reading →

Tradition: an important narrative

Tradition by Brendan Kiely is an important narrative which should be read and taken in by teenagers everywhere. I listened to the audiobook version of this, and absolutely loved it. The characters are brilliant, taking into account all areas of concern for all young females, from teenage to adulthood. Kiely understands how to write female... Continue Reading →

Lolita: A notorious scandal

Lolita by Vladimir Nobokov is a scandalous novel with disgusting and unsympathetic characters. Well-written with a semi-interesting plot, this book is driven more by its notoriety than its actual content. The paedophilic nature of the content is what has made Lolita famous, so I will judge it based on that rather than simply remarking on... Continue Reading →

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