Book Review: The Glass Lake, Maeve Binchy

** Whilst I truly thought this tale was heartfelt, beautiful and moving, I will be giving it a low rating for the errors that occurred throughout the book. The edition I had of The Glass Lake was published in 1999, five years after the original publication in 1994. I will describe in more depth the full amalgamation of errors further below. ** The setting of this novel is…

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Book Review: Station Eleven, Emily St. John Mandel

Station Eleven: just another post-apocalyptic tale? Yes, I thought the same thing before I began Station Eleven, but this one really is different. A virus, named the Georgia flu, has spread throughout the planet, killing off 99.99% of the population. The novel follows the citizens that are left and their fight to live in what is left of the world, a world without air travel, paracetamol, or electricity.…

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Book Review: “Fahrenheit 451”, Ray Bradbury

This week’s read was Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, which, being only two hundred and twenty pages, I read in an afternoon. Fahrenheit 451 s a great read for those who don’t read very often or feel they don’t have enough time to read long classics such as War and Peace (of which I’m eighty pages in), which stands at around one thousand three hundred pages! It is a…

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4 Seriously Pretty Books: Fitzgerald Classics

These Fitzgerald classics were released on the 70th anniversary of his death, and they’re absolutely stunning. I can’t help but buy pretty books when I see them, even if I’ve read that particular book 10 times, and have three copies of it. If it’s a different cover to one I’ve got, and it’s pretty, I’m buying it. And that’s exactly what happened with these 70th…

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