REVIEW // Hot Milk by Deborah Levy

Published: 2016 My Edition: Here Rating: 2/5 Deborah Levy’s Hot Milk follows Sofia – in her early twenties, recently graduated anthropologist, and carer of her mother Rose. In an attempt to cure Rose’s mysterious illness, they both travel to Spain and meet Dr. Gomez – an unconventional doctor whose treatments only further the confusion of what…

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REVIEW // Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami

Published: 1987 My Edition: Here Rating: 3/5 When going in to Murakami’s most well-known work, I was prepared for some overwhelmingly beautiful prose and intricate insights into the characters that inhabit his magical realism world. Having read two of his works before – The Colourless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage and The Strange…

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June Reading

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt My Edition: Abacus, 2014 **THERE ARE SPOILERS IN THIS REVIEW** The Goldfinch was a book I  had on my shelves for very long time but was always too intimidated and scared to read. After my overly successful read of The Secret History, I was, naturally, afraid that The Goldfinch wouldn’t…

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SUNDAY COFFEE 03: favourite YouTubers + content of the moment!

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May Reading

Long time, no read! Hello darlings! I’m so sorry for my absence on here lately – I decided to take a break from writing/creating during my final exams, and then Lewis and I had some family obligations just days after I was finished, hence the silence. However, I am so happy to be back and…

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April Reading

Even though I am still in the midst of revision for exams, the fact that I have no classes has meant that I have been reading, reading, reading! I started off the month craving some fantasy, and finally decided to take on a tomb of  book I have been wanting to re-read for ages. Even…

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March Reading

March was another successful reading month for me and I am happy to say that I even managed to fit in a good amount of personal books as well as those for my studies. Specifically with what I read towards the end of the month, I learned a lot about the influential movements in early…

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February Reading

Although this post is coming at a time that is embarrassingly late, I know that a lot of the followers on my old YouTube channel really miss the monthly wrap-up of books I have been reading. In conjunction with the monthly film posts, I thought I would do a monthly reading list with my personal…

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Leather-Bound Reads: The Lesser Bohemians by Eimear McBride

Published: September 2016, Faber & Faber My Rating: 4/5 Goodreads Book Depository   “for all the world’s an empty stage if he’s not standing in it.” – The Lesser Bohemians, pg. 265   When a young Irish actress finds herself training in London, all she dreams of is the West End and a flourishing cinema…

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