North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell: A Harsh Lesson in Social Injustice

Like her contemporary Charles Dickens, Elizabeth Gaskell wanted to expose the human consequences of the Industrial Revolution. But while Dickens

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Six Stunning Must Read Books of 2019

We’ve reached the mid point of 2019. It’s a good time to take a pause and reflect.  A time to

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Classic Club: Spin #19

It’s time for another Classic Club Spin.  I wasn’t going to participate this time around because I already have a few books

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Reviving the Classic Club project – Spin #18

The Classic Club is entering a new era with a changing of the guard (in other words we have a

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Jamaica Inn by Daphne du Maurier [bookreview]

Jamaica Inn, Daphne du Maurier’s classic tale of murder and smuggling also raises issues about violence towards women

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