Wuthering Heights – Emily Bronte 

I found this classic novel very interesting, the characters were well described and their backgrounds explained in much depth, giving them a sense of reality, as though we are reading about the lives of real people. The book is told from the perspective of Mr Lockwood, who is recounting his many conversations with housekeeper Nelly... Continue Reading →


A Thousand Splendid Suns – Khaled Hosseini 

"Like a compass needle that points North, a man's accusing finger always finds a woman. Always." After reading another of Hosseini's works 'The Kite Runner', I was very excited to read this book and it was even more enticing than I expected. The novel is split into multiple parts, these parts alternate between the two... Continue Reading →

The Great Gatsby – F.Scott.Fitzgerald 

"There are only the pursued, the pursuing, the busy and the tired."  Upon our first class discussion regarding Fitzgerald's novel 'The Great Gatsby', I put forward my opinion that it was quite slow paced and boring to read. However, after studying this text, my view has completely changed as I realised that when reading this... Continue Reading →

The Picture Of Dorian Gray – Oscar Wilde

I've just finished reading Oscar Wilde's 'The Picture Of Dorian Gray' and I really don't know what to say about it, it's such a intriguing and just remarkably different book. I think my favourite character would have to be Lord Henry Wotton, he seems to be very philosophical and intelligent and expresses this throughout the text,... Continue Reading →

Dracula – Bram Stoker

I have recently began reading Bram Stoker's Dracula, this book has to be one of my favourites of the classics so far. It was published in 1897, and includes ideas that wouldn't be common in English Literature at the time, I think this may be why it is so appealing to those that have read... Continue Reading →

All My Sons – Arthur Miller

I found Arthur Miller's All My Sons to be quite an interesting play, it is set within 1940's America in a house belonging to the Kellers'. The prominent characters that feature in the play are Joe and Kate Keller, their son Chris and missing Larry, and Larry's ex girlfriend Annie. The family are sent into... Continue Reading →

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