Lover of books, avid reader, Dickens enthusiast, wine drinker, knitter, writer, lover of all things Victorian, Northern lass moving back to the North, 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 Nine: The True Story of a Band of Women Who Survived the Worst of Nazi Germany by Gwen Strauss My rating: 5 of 5 stars Reading the reviews of this book, it is being almost universally, and deservedly, applauded for telling another story – or another nine stories – of people who have survivedContinue reading “Review of The Nine by Gwen Strauss – The Power of Female Solidarity”
Material Girls: Why Reality Matters for Feminism by Kathleen Stock My rating: 5 of 5 stars I need to start my review with a disclaimer. First of all, this is not an academic review – simply my own personal response to the book. I would define my feminism as being gender critical. This not anContinue reading “Review of Material Girls by Kathleen Stock”
After my recent foray in reading Catherine Cookson books, I came across a sequel written by Rosie Goodwin. All I can say is that I really wish I hadn’t. As I always like to give a reason when I rate a book with three stars of less, here are my thoughts on The Mallen Secret:Continue reading “When A Sequel Goes Wrong… The Mallen Secret by Rosie Goodwin”
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