My Autumn TBR

Hi everyone, As Autumn is slowly creeping up on us, I thought now would be a good time to write a blog post about what I'm planning on reading in the months of September, October and November. I've stopped doing TBR's regularly because, honestly, I just can't stick to them. I struggle to decide what... Continue Reading →

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Review: A Room with a View by E.M. Forster

Hi everyone, I am now back from my holiday and ready to get going with blogposts again! I thought I would start off by reviewing one of the books I read whilst away; A Room with a View by E.M. Forster. The plot of the book centres around Lucy Honeychurch who is travelling in Florence.... Continue Reading →

My Thoughts on Emma by Jane Austen

Hi everyone, Austen August is nearly at an end and although I haven't read as many Jane Austen books as I'd hoped (more on that in my wrap-up blogpost...), I've just finished reading another; Emma. I knew that Emma was the inspiration for on one of my favourite 90's films, Clueless and, naturally, this made... Continue Reading →

What Makes Jane Austen Relevant Today?

Hi everyone, As I've been reading nothing but Jane Austen this month, I thought I would write a little something about why her work is still relevant today, despite her novels being published over 200 years ago. I'm currently reading Emma, the story of Emma Woodhouse who loves matchmaking her friends. She is beautiful, powerful... Continue Reading →

Is Jane Austen a Feminist Icon?

Feminism: the advocacy of women's rights on the ground of the equality of the sexes Even before Jane Austen appeared on the £10 note, many have debated whether or not she and her writing could be classed as feminist. I really wanted to write a blog post offering my thoughts and opinions on this very... Continue Reading →

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