‘A Thousand Splendid Suns’: Review

Author: Khaled Hosseini Publisher: Bloomsbury Published: 2007 (this edition 2008) ISBN: 978 0 7475 8589 3 40 Synopsis: Khaled Hosseini’s A Thousand Splendid Suns tells of the bond between Mariam and Laila, two women living in Kabul, Afghanistan during the Taliban occupation. Mariam, the older woman of the two, is fifteen when her father arranges […]

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WWW Wednesday- 12th July

Hi- I’m still alive! Before I begin this post, I’d like to take a moment to explain my absence. I’ve been staying at my Grandparents’ house, with my internet access limited to my phone, so I’m afraid it’s been rather difficult to prepare content for my blog. But, anyway, the good news is I’m back […]

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WWW Wednesday- 5th July

Once again, it’s time for WWW Wednesday, a weekly meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words . Keep scrolling to check out what I’m reading this week: 1. What is your current read? The Lord of the Rings: the Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R Tolkien- Yup, you’ve guessed it, I’m still plodding on […]

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‘Trainspotting’

Having not seen the film or read the book (I swear I’m not a Martian!), I decided it was finally time to tackle Irvine Welch’s Trainspotting. Synopsis: The novel tells the story of Renton, a twenty-something year old Heroin addict from Edinburgh, and the many misdeeds he commits, often accompanied by his equally unruly friends.   […]

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June Wrap Up!

I can’t believe we’re half way through 2017 already! Given the first half of the year was filled with college work and exams, and didn’t contain the summer holidays, I’m hoping the second half of the year will give me much more time to read. But, without further ado, here’s my June Wrap Up: Total […]

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WWW Wednesday- 28th June

After last week’s post, I’ve decided to make ‘WWW Wednesday’, the weekly meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words, a regular thing for my blog. Carry on reading to hear about this week’s bookish adventures: 1. What are you currently reading? The Lord of the Rings: the Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R […]

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‘The Final Cut’

Author: Michael Dobbs Publisher: Harper Published: 1995 (this edition 2015) ISBN: 978-0-00-737515-8  After reviewing the first book in the House of Cards series here, and the second here, I’m finishing my bookish journey by reviewing The Final Cut. The last book in Michael Dobbs’s trilogy jumps to ten years after the first two novels, with […]

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WWW Wednesdays- June 21st 

To give you guys a little bit of a different post, I thought I’d join in with WWW Wednesday- the weekly meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words. So, without further ado:   1. What are you currently reading?  I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith- I’m really enjoying this one! Cassandra is such an […]

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