Monthly Archives: June 2014

The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte

The Tenant of Wildfell Hall was very popular, though also very controversial, when it was first published. However, after Anne’s death it fell into obscurity. Her sister Charlotte (who famously wrote Jane Eyre) prevented The Tenant from being republished. Some … Continue reading

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The Scott Pilgrim series by Bryan Lee O’Malley

Scott Pilgrim is a six-book series in both black & white and colour editions (I had the black and white ones). It’s about Scott, a pretty immature, lazy guy in his early twenties who lives in a one-room flat with … Continue reading

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Who Are You? by Elizabeth Forbes

When Alex leaves the army, he and Juliet move into a new, large home in a leafy part of London with their 5-year-old son, Ben. Juliet is glad to finally settle down after having to move every few years, but … Continue reading

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Twin Truths by Shelan Rodger

Twin Truths is the story of twins Jenny and Pippa. Part 1 is told from Jenny’s perspective, part 2 from Pippa’s, and part 3 from, well, I won’t give that away! This is a novel about the nature of identity … Continue reading

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May Reads 2014

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche (Novel) I really loved this book. There’s a lot to think about – it’s primarily about race in America and Nigeria, and the different ways race is perceived and reacted to in those countries. I … Continue reading

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