Book Review | When We Were Orphans by Kazuo Ishiguro

Christopher Banks is born in early twentieth century Shanghai to British parents. Growing up in the international quarter, sequestered from the somewhat shadier side of Shanghai life, he wiles away the hours with his Japanese best friend, Akira. Both of them vow to never leave the city, although the threat of Akira being returned to … Continue reading Book Review | When We Were Orphans by Kazuo Ishiguro

Book Review | Our Kind of Cruelty by Araminta Hall

Mike loves Verity – V – more than anything. Since they met at university, they’ve been inseparable, and Mike can’t imagine life without her. Their relationship isn’t, perhaps, what you’d call conventional – one of their favourite pastimes is a game they play, called the Crave. A game involving manipulating strangers in order to scare them … Continue reading Book Review | Our Kind of Cruelty by Araminta Hall