The Invention of Angela Carter: A Biography – Edmund Gordon

Date Completed: Early January 2017 Page Length: 544 Goodreads Rather than begin this review with a quote, I will simply say, read the whole damn thing. My mum gave me Edmund Gordon's biography of Angela Carter fro Christmas last year and read it almost non stop until completing it in early January. I was slowed down considerably … Continue reading The Invention of Angela Carter: A Biography – Edmund Gordon

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children – Ransom Riggs

"One day my mother sat me down and explained that I couldn't become an explorer because everything in the world had already been discovered." Date Completed: April 29 2016 Page Length: 352 Goodreads *Spoilers may lie ahead* As Tim Burton's next blockbuster slated for release in September this year it's hard to read Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar … Continue reading Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children – Ransom Riggs

The Natural Way of Things – Charlotte Wood

"In the days to come she will learn what she is, what they all are." Date Completed: December 10 2015 Page Length: 320 Goodreads Continuing in a tradition of dystopian feminist texts, which includes Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale, Charlotte Wood’s The Natural Way of Things has turned a lot of heads. Already nominated for the 2016 Victorian … Continue reading The Natural Way of Things – Charlotte Wood