Cornwall maintains the action filled momentum of The Last Kingdom in this sequel novel, with a lively and animated plot that was consistent throughout the book. I enjoyed the rawness of the story-telling which complemented the book's historical setting, during an age of battles, war and rebellion.
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The story-telling is undeniably seamless. I loved the picture of excess that Kwan drew when he spoke of manicured gardens, gowns of iridescent silk and silver-leaf latticework.
The story-telling is imaginatively distinctive and seems to carry a flavour of poeticism. Hunter creates a story that is uniquely her own with sparse prose, unnamed characters and animal symbolism.
Such Is Love is written in an accessible and structured way that is easy to connect with. It debunks psychoanalytical jargon such as Displacement Theory and Transactional Analysis and applies such terms practically,
Hello Readers! I hope you're having a wonderful week whatever you're doing, or reading! I've finally decided to start reading what is without doubt one of the most famous and widely sold books of all time. And no it's not Quotations from the Works of Mao Tse-tung... I first read Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone... Continue Reading →
Hey Bibliophiles! I was fortunate enough to meet the wonderful Ivy Pochoda whilst she was touring in London for her book, Wonder Valley and it's signed! If you love contemporary urban fiction then you'll want to read the review I've just written about this book especially since I awarded it 5 stars! Which is a... Continue Reading →
Hey Bibliophiles! Let me start off with the question I ended my review with; Do you have a perfect Halloween read? If so, please tell me what it is in the comments as well as anything else you'll be reading this October. I kicked off this macabre month with the gruesomely ghoulish Frankenstein by Mary... Continue Reading →
People In The Trees is the 2013 debut by American novelist Hanya Yanagihara. It is a retrospective account detailing the life story of esteemed scientist Abraham Norton Perina and the events that led to his eventual arrest. The story has a fantastic premise that is both original and unique and discusses very universally relevant themes; that of man's obssession... Continue Reading →
Murakami writes with such poetry and enticing perversity in this tonally sombre book, published in 1987 by Kodansha. Toru Watanabe, the protagonist, hears the song Norwegian Wood by the Beatles aboard a flight and is instantly transported back to his disillusioned youth after his best friend, Kizuki committed suicide leaving Toru and Kizuki's girlfriend, Naoko... Continue Reading →