Reading the Classics: Jane Eyre

The second Brontë novel in my Reading the Classics series is Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë. A romance yet a…

Reading the Classics: And Then There Were None

Agatha Christie’s classic mystery novel And Then There Were None somewhat took over my life last week. The book arrived…

Reading the Classics: Persuasion

The book that has stuck with me the most throughout my Reading the Classics journey has undoubtedly been Jane Austen’s…

Reading the Classics: A Tale of Two Cities

After reading George Orwell’s Animal Farm, I decided to move away from 20th-century literature for a while. I loved Pride…

Reading the Classics: Animal Farm

After reading Pride and Prejudice I decided to read something a little lighter. The next book in my ‘Reading the…

Reading the Classics: Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice was a novel I had attempted to read many years ago. Because I had struggled to get…

Reading the Classics: 1984

1984 has long been my daughter’s favourite book. Shamefully, my knowledge of the text had had, up until now, been…