Book review: The Oscar Wilde Mysteries

Oscar Wilde is one of the most celebrated literary figures of the 19th century and, in this series by the well-known Giles Brandreth, he takes on the role of detective. Brandreth takes us to the London Wilde knew, complete with members’ clubs, secret societies and the other literary doyens of the day; Arthur Conan Doyle,…

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World Book Day

It’s World Book Day! With this in mind, I wanted to share a few of my favourite books, all of which have changed my life in some way. I love so many books so it was hard to choose, but these are some that are stuck in my mind at the moment. The power of…

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Oranges are not the Only Fruit

Today I finished Oranges are not the Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson. What a CRACKING book (I’ll admit I probably don’t have a career ahead of me as a book reviewer). Quite apart from the fact that it highlights the impact of the church on women and LGBT, it’s a flipping excellent look at female…

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