I have mixed feelings about Sleeping Beauties. While I appreciate Stephen and Owen calling all women beautiful, it wasn't the kind of book I expected from the Master of Horror and his spawn. However, I was pleasantly surprised by the many issues of modern-day society that they highlighted sometimes subtly, sometimes less so. In general, … Continue reading Sleeping Beauties – Should You Read It?
This book commentary will be less technical and more personal as I feel deeply about women's rights, which are still not universally granted or respected. And let it be clear - this would not be possible without the women's own permission. The Handmaid's Tale (1985) by Margaret Atwood had been everything I expected it to … Continue reading The Handmaid’s Tale and Women’s Rights
Where to begin if not with the very beginning? Though of course, the beginning is never where one thinks it is. The Thirteenth Tale is a modern Gothic novel that has been recommended to me over and over again but I always had some other books waiting for me to read, piled up in my … Continue reading The Thirteenth Tale (by D. Setterfield) – A Book Review