I feel no review on such as book as Gone With The Wind would be complete without some form of commentary of the slavery situation that was prevalent in those days. This book offered invaluable insight into the plight that black people faced under the tyranny of the Old South
When the Northumbrians fail to defeat an army of bloodthirsty Danish Vikings, Uhtred is taken hostage where he learns to fight, talk and act like a Dane. As he grows into a battle hardened man, he faces the internal conflict of fighting alongside his English countrymen and his affinity towards Danish ways and customs.
Set in the early eighteenth century, The Confessions Of Frannie Langton is the eponymous woeful tale about a Jamaican girl, a so-called ‘mulatta’ who spirals into misfortune. At first a house maid and experimental subject on the plantations of Paradise, she finds herself waiting on the renowned Behams in their London estate
Today, I'd thought it would be fun to try doing a video review and as such I finally posted my very first Youtube video to my channel @loiscudjoe
Today I'd like to do something a little different and share with you some of the most interesting articles I've read this week in the world of books and publishing. Here are my 3 picks for bookish news stories this week.
This book is truly unputdownable. I was hooked from the very outset and deeply moved not just from the horrors that occurred but also from Lale's arresting romanticism and determination.
Erskine captivates in this novel with story-telling that pulls the reader into her world.