All posts tagged Literature

Inkpot: The Doctor

This piece was inspired by Lydia Davis’ Can’t and Won’t, which contains the shortest stories I have ever seen. Her stories are simple, fabulous and incredibly imaginative. I submitted this […]

The Women’s Prize Shortlist 2019

The annual Women’s Prize for Fiction was formed as a response to the lack of women authors winning literary prizes despite there being a 60:40 ratio of books written by […]

Book Review: The Red Gene by Barbara Lamplugh

“A remarkably moving novel about love, loss, and family that spans three generations and almost 80 decades” – a CUB must-read! When Rose, a young English nurse with humanitarian convictions, […]

There is no point

I am writing this because, anyway, there is no point. This piece of writing suffers (already) from at least four handicaps:  It is minuscule in the realm of literature, a […]

The Most Famous Couples in Literature.

What better way to get in the ‘Valentines’ mood than to reminisce on the greatest love stories in literature? These couples show the different aspects of love that make their […]

The Immersive Gatsby – An Experience To Remember.

You there, old sport! Are you waiting for 2020 to bring with it a revival of the Jazz Age? Because I sure am! However, if you can’t wait for the […]

Lush, Lawfulness and Lost Freedom: The Dystopian Novel and the Importance of Dissent

‘PAID TO LIE’, ‘#SPYCOPS’. These words, which could be found in many Lush stores across the country, have certainly caused a stir amongst the British public. Their campaign, which sought […]

WAIT, SHE SAID WHAT ABOUT WHAT?

Okay, so what’s the big deal when it comes to talking about sex? Well, you’re in for a little treat because I am going to propose that there isn’t anything […]

Lotte’s War by Lotte Moore

**An interesting and informative read about an infamous and dramatic event! ** Lotte’s War is both an autobiography and historical novel. Although short, it entails Lotte Moore’s life before, during […]