Have you ever considered hiring a professional ghost?
No, not the supernatural kind – the literary kind. Splicing the word “ghostwriter” into two, this professional ghost entices prospective clients with the promise of its own invisibility. It increases its allure by marketing itself as a formless entity detached from its own literary labour.
Huddled under the covers, clutching my little torch, reading late into the night is a fond memory of my childhood. Enid Blyton’s Malory Towers series was always a firm favourite of mine, and I simply couldn’t hide my delight in seeing it being adapted into a series by the BBC early last year. Despite an array of university deadlines, a global pandemic hit and I had a whole lot of time on my hands. As such, I found myself rushing downstairs at lunchtime to snuggle on the sofa with my younger sister, reliving my childhood, and cherishing every single episode.
Tiegan Dudley It is no secret that today’s culture is extensively encompassed in a virtual world. But with this ever-increasing digital age, could it be possible that these “shiny screens” become the […]
“I was growing less and less attached to life. If I kept going, I thought, I’d disappear completely, then reappear in some new form. This was my hope. This was the dream.”
“The outbreak of a mysterious and deadly disease” and the search for a vaccine. Is this an extract from the BBC on the developments of COVID-19? No, this is the synopsis to Stanley Johnson’s novel The Virus.
Ken Kesey’s first published novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest saves to be a story that is more than just a simple journey taken with characters.
“Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same”- Emily Bronte
I wish I could say I was a cultured 13-year-old reading Wuthering Heights, quoting Bronte. In reality, I first read this quote in the One Direction fanfiction After by Anna Todd on Wattpad.
Emily Cooper-Smith Why do book film adaptations flop? We all get excited when we hear that one of our favourite novels will be adapted into a film, but how often do they […]
They say you should never meet your heroes, but surely there is no greater pedestal-fall in recent memory than that of J.K. Rowling.
Goodreads is a book tracking app that lets you find new books then read and review them, neatly putting them on shelves after you have completed them.