The Way to a Woman’s Heart is by Kidnapping it – ‘The Collector’ by John Fowles

The basic outline of this book is a lonely, socially awkward, butterfly collecting man falls in love with a young woman. He decides the only way to make her fall in love with him is to kidnap her and keep her, like one of his butterflies, as a collectors item. He falls in love with … Continue reading The Way to a Woman’s Heart is by Kidnapping it – ‘The Collector’ by John Fowles

All The Globe’s a Stage -From The Globe Theatre ‘Richard II’

I am lucky enough the live very close to an amazing independent cinema and when I saw they would be showing a taped version of Richard II from the Globe theater I couldn't resist. Despite knowing absolutely nothing about the plot, I'm an English Literature student and Shakespeare done right reminds me why I'm studying … Continue reading All The Globe’s a Stage -From The Globe Theatre ‘Richard II’

An Addictive, Vindictive Read – ‘The Star’s Tennis Balls’ by Stephen Fry

This novel is a a diary-clearer, I have read it multiple times in the past few years and every time it has taken no more than two days to read. ┬ábased on Alexander Dumas 'The Count of Monte Cristo' Stephen Fry creates a modern retelling of the classic story, drawing direct comparisons through the use … Continue reading An Addictive, Vindictive Read – ‘The Star’s Tennis Balls’ by Stephen Fry