Exploring the various themes present within Chuck Palahniuk’s Lullaby and his “no-flinch” attitude towards the darker qualities of modern society.
Not quite a full year this time since my last post. In this review, I will be exploring the complicated and often tense relationship between humans and robots in Asimov’s classic sci-fi I, Robot. And yes, it is very different from the film.
After a year-long hiatus, I have returned with a review for Helene Wecker’s debut novel. Combining elements of Jewish and Arab folklore, Wecker presents a fresh take on the Immigrant Novel.
Since his debut in 1987, Ito has established his own legacy both within Japanese and Western Contemporary Horror. Shiver is a manga collection containing nine short stories picked by Junji Ito himself.
This post is for the bookworms who say that they do not enjoy reading poetry. I have compiled a short list of contemporary poets which may persuade you to give poetry another chance!
Despite the conservative attitudes which characterised the Victorian Era, modern adaptations of Alice In Wonderland offer a very progressive re-interpretation of the novel.
Adapted from an old university essay, this post explores the themes of risk, danger and action present within C.S. Lewis’ classic tale and how this reflects against the real-world context of the World Wars.
Guilty Pleasures presents itself as an inversion of the traditional vampire hunter narrative. Told from the perspective of the heroine, Anita Blake, the story begins with the undead community in a panic over the murders of several powerful vampires.
The Windup Girl is a critically acclaimed, 2009 dystopian novel set within the desolate atmosphere of 23rd Century Thailand.