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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
Adult Fiction

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert …

To preface, my edition of Jekyll and Hyde also has another little story in called The Bottle Imp hence why there’s more pages in this. This wasn’t what I had anticipated Jekyll and Hyde would be like at all.  …

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The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy
Adult Fiction

The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy

I know a few people who absolutely loved this book…safe to say I am not among them. The plot was undoubtedly fantastic but my god it was a gloomy book. Nothing happy could happen without near enough immediately after a…

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Emma by Jane Austen
Adult Fiction

Emma by Jane Austen

This took me so so so long to read. It wasn’t that I didn’t enjoy the book, because I did. You can see how much I loved it by my rating. But I have so many books on my TBR…

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Sexing the Cherry by Jeanette Winterson
Adult Fiction

Sexing the Cherry by Jeanette Winterson

I enjoyed this far more than I thought I would. It’s very similar in style and also content to Angela Carter’s Bloody Chamber. Fair warning like The Bloody Chamber this book is laden with violence, graphic sex and sexual violence.…

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Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
Adult Fiction

Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

Very very slowly my course books are starting to enter the modern era…yes 1899 is positively futuristic in comparison to some of the books I’ve had to read. Heart of Darkness however, isn’t my favourite of the bunch. I’m enjoying…

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