Persephone Books

During the holidays before my daunted exams arrived, I went to visit Persephone Books in Holborn, London with a friend, as a nice break from revision. Persephone Books acts as both a publishing house and a bookseller, focusing on 'neglected fiction and non-fiction by mid-twentieth century (mostly) women writers'. They currently have 132 books in … Continue reading Persephone Books

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Characters That Deserve Their Own Books | Six For Sunday

The Six For Sunday prompt this week is characters that deserve their own book. A general theme in this list is character backstories that I wish we got to see more of (especially in fantasy novels) because I'm a downright sucker for a good backstory, and a lot of the time we're only given a … Continue reading Characters That Deserve Their Own Books | Six For Sunday

Asymmetry | Book Review

Title: Asymmetry Author: Lisa Halliday Series: n/a Publisher: Simon & Schuster Publishing Date: 6th February 2018 Told in three distinct and uniquely compelling sections, Asymmetry explores the imbalances that spark and sustain many of our most dramatic human relations: inequities in age, power, talent, wealth, fame, geography, and justice. The first section, "Folly" tells the story of Alice, a young … Continue reading Asymmetry | Book Review