“‘Tis a Pity She’s a Whore”: Play Review

Before I begin this review, I want to apologise. Other than a couple of "Down the TBR Hole" posts, I've been quite absent from the blogging community recently (and I feel like I haven't written a short story in about a year). My excuse is that I've been quite bogged down with university essays - November... Continue Reading →

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“King Lear” (BBC Drama): Play Review

A new performance of Shakespeare's King Lear recently caught my attention as I was looking through the programmes on BBC iPlayer. This performance is still available online for another sixteen days, so I suggest that you check it out! An Overview Title: King Lear. Playwright: William Shakespeare. First Performed: 1606. Director: Richard Eyre. Length: 115 minutes. King Lear is... Continue Reading →

Author Spotlight: Charles Dickens

Here's another installment of my author biography pages, once written for my Sixth Form's Newspaper, Sixth Sense. The full edition of this November copy is available here. If you're interested in reading more about Charles Dickens, you can check out my review of what is arguably his most famous novel, Great Expectations. Charles Dickens was one of the... Continue Reading →

“The Odyssey”: Poem Review

The Odyssey is one of the greatest tales of all time, renowned for its influences over other works, its critical commentary of the human condition, and, more importantly, its story. Title: The Odyssey. Author: Homer. Publication: 800BC? (unknown). My Edition: 2007, Harper Perennial. Length: 390 pages. My Rating: 5/5. Unlike Homer's earlier work, The Iliad, The Odyssey is a... Continue Reading →

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