‘The Shadow of the Wind’

Author: Carlos Ruiz Zafon Publisher: W&N Published: 2002 (this edition 2005) ISBN: 978-0-7538-2025-4 Right until the moment I opened the book, I must confess to knowing very little about Carlos Ruiz Zafon’s ‘modern masterpiece’ The Shadow of the Wind, other than the fact it had a reputation as a brilliant, modernised take on the Gothic […]

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‘Fahrenheit 451’

    Author: Ray Bradbury Publisher: Harper Voyager Published: 1954 (this edition 2008) ISBN: 978 0 00 654606 1 As some of you may well know, I’m not exactly a fan of science fiction, but it just felt somehow wrong to go any longer without having read Ray Bradbury’s famous Fahrenheit 451, the tale of […]

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‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’

  Author: Jack Thorne (based on an original story written with John Tiffany and JK Rowling) ISBN: 978-0-7515-6535-5 Publisher: Little, Brown Published: 2016 So, it’s time for me to write the review I’ve been more excited to write than any other. Yes, after some time brooding and gathering my thoughts after finishing the book, it’s time for […]

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