Lover of books, avid reader, Dickens enthusiast, wine drinker, knitter, writer, lover of all things Victorian, Northerner, divorced.
The Story of Divorce
My current work in progress: Exploring the stories of the bigamists and bastards, feminists and fornicators that gave us the law of divorce as it exists today.
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The Girls in the Attic by Marius Gabriel My rating: 4 of 5 stars First of all, and I need to get this issue out of the way from the outset, I wish that publishers would not persist in coming up with titles that effectively infantilise women. This is not a story about girls inContinue reading “A Book Title to Irritate: A Review of Girls in the Attic”
I did one of those Facebook things some time ago where I listed 10 books that have stayed with me throughout my life. I took the list quite seriously at the time. For me, it was not enough to simply list the books, I wanted to try and find something that encapsulated why the bookContinue reading “Ten Books that Live With Me”
Things Are Against Us by Lucy Ellmann My rating: 5 of 5 stars What an absolute diamond of a book. This is a book to take your time over, to savour, to let the outrage, the wit, the carefully crafted criticism of our collective way of life sink into you, speak to you, and let’sContinue reading “Things are Against Us: Lucy Ellmann nails it… again”
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