Winter in Winchester

“What he longs for instead, as he sits at the food-strewn table, is winter, winter itself. He wants the essentiality of winter, not this half-season grey selfsameness. He wants real winter where woods are sheathed in snow, trees emphatic with its white, their bareness shining and enhanced because of it, the ground underfoot snow-covered as... Continue Reading →

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Classics I Want To Read

After doing a post about my favourite classic novels, I realised how many classics I still haven’t read, some I still desperately want to read that have been slowly collecting dust in my to-read pile, others I’m curious or not too sure about. Here is a short list of the classics that I want to... Continue Reading →

My Favourite Classic Novels

I’ve mentioned a few of my favourite novels on here before, but I thought it would be nice to do a post on what most of my preferred books fall under: Classics. I haven’t talked about a lot of my favourite books yet, so here’s a short overview of some that I love. Wuthering Heights... Continue Reading →

5 Books I Want To Read Before 2018

  After an intense, exhausting and stressful week I've taken a much needed day off today. I've spent pretty much the whole week writing uni assignments, and they're so nearly done and I'm ready to sleep for the rest of the year. I've had today off to rest, recharge and do some general organisation of... Continue Reading →

Victober and October Reading Roundup

  I’m currently reading Victorian novels for one of my modules this semester, called ‘The Victorian Art of Murder’ which is examining the cultural fascination crime sparked during the Victorian period. It’s been really fascinating to see a lot of violent stereotypes be debunked, and how the rise of the press and access to new... Continue Reading →

September Reading Roundup/Review

Being back at university this month had meant that my reading  has slowed down more than I would have liked, but I’m hoping that now term has started it will be easier for me to get into a routine and continue reading on my train journeys every weekend. Once I'm able to plan my future... Continue Reading →

Autumn in Literature

While I wrote this post it was a Saturday afternoon and I was listening to the sound of rain and thunder while wearing a cosy jumper sipping a cup of tea. I even lit a scented candle, (something I’ve been doing a lot this week) and it felt like the best time to write a... Continue Reading →

August Reading Roundup/Review

I've read less than I would have liked this month, but I've managed to read three books I have wanted to read for a while, so I still consider it a successful month. Next month I start my third year of university, so I'm hoping to get through my ever-growing to read pile before uni... Continue Reading →

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