“When the Past Isn’t Dead: Post-Colonialism and Horror in Mexican Gothic “

SPOILER WARNING FOR MEXICAN GOTHIC BY SILVIA MORENO-GARCIA: This post makes many parts of the plot of this book explicit. Do not read this review unless you are okay with being spoiled. The gothic has always been one of my favourite literary modes. I love gothic literature, I love how it uses aesthetics to explore … More “When the Past Isn’t Dead: Post-Colonialism and Horror in Mexican Gothic “

Maurice by e.m forster / an analytical review

Summary: my rating: 5 stars originally published: posthumously in 1971 (originally written in 1914) genres: classic, victorian literature, lgbtq+ fiction, romance, coming of age difficulty: classics beginner Synopsis: Maurice Hall is a young man who grows up confident in his privileged status and well aware of his role in society. Modest and generally conformist, he nevertheless … More Maurice by e.m forster / an analytical review

NOVEMBER TBR

Hi all !   Welcome to November. This TBR is a little bit late but, better late then never! I’m really hoping to make this a huge reading and writing month. I really want to do a bit of work on my WIP since it’s nanowrimo, and I’d also like to get back into reading because I’ve … More NOVEMBER TBR

BOOK REVIEW: The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon

Summary: my rating: 4 stars published by:Bloomsbury Publishing genres: epic fantasy, high fantasy, f-f fiction content warnings: attempted assassinations, death, miscarriage, hanging, beheadings, animal abuse, death of a loved one, description of incest, incarceration, torture. Synopsis: A world divided. A queendom without an heir. An ancient enemy awakens. The House of Berethnet has ruled Inys for a thousand … More BOOK REVIEW: The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon