Chronicling the tribulations of anti-heroine Becky Sharp, The Rise and Fall of Becky Sharp, provides a lighthearted insight into the world of fame and fortune. Sometimes the odds are in your favour; sometimes they are not, yet, everyone must learn the tricks of the trade to survive.
Discussing the ripple effects of scientific discovery, Brown whisks us away on a fast-paced tour of conflicted Catholic Spain, and probes us into asking those age-old (and terrifying) questions; ‘Where do we come from?’ and ‘Where are we going?’
It is with little shame that I admit to reading chick-lit. When you are a woman whose greatest lovers were Ben and Jerry’s growing up, one becomes…… Read more “Review: The Break”
The phrase ‘Once upon a time’ is one that is ingrained in my childhood as firmly as ‘You’re going to miss the cartoons!’ and ‘No throwing balls…… Read more “Book Review: The Bear and the Nightingale”