Book Review | Ghosted by Rosie Walsh

Rural Gloucestershire is six thousand miles and a lifetime away from Los Angeles, where Sarah has made her home for the past two decades. But she’s drawn back, every summer, for something of a pilgrimage – returning to the site of a tragic accident that happened when she was just a teenager, on a day that … Continue reading Book Review | Ghosted by Rosie Walsh

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Book Review | The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

Gilead: a frightening, theocratic nation-state, a place where the deepest, darkest desires of Christian fundamentalism have come to life. Driven by a literal interpretation of old-testament ideologies, modern-day America has been transformed into a place where obedience is everything; deviation means death. In a world where environmental destruction has caused mass infertility, those who are … Continue reading Book Review | The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

Book Review | Lethal White by Robert Galbraith

It’s London, 2012, and there is a “tinge of excitement and nervousness about the capital,” a feeling which those of us who were in London in 2012 will remember only too well. Set within this moment of fragile national unity, Robin Ellacot and her business partner, private detective Cormoran Strike, receive a visitor. An emotionally … Continue reading Book Review | Lethal White by Robert Galbraith

Book Review | Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

I can’t remember the last time I finished a book in one sitting, one that had me bookmarking every other page and frantically scribbling down quotes. That is a true testament to this book – an in equal parts compelling and horrifying and searingly honest account that Ta-Nehisi Coates provides of growing up as a … Continue reading Book Review | Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates