Author of the Month

August 2021 – Sir William Golding

Sir William Golding was born in Newquay, Cornwall on September 19 1911. His father was a science master at Marlborough Grammar School and his mother was a suffragette. He was 81 years old when he died on June 19 1993 (The Famous People). William Golding He was a British novelist, playwright, and poet and his debut… Continue reading August 2021 – Sir William Golding

Reviews

Agatha Christie – Death on the Nile

"The tranquillity of a cruise along the Nile is shattered by the discovery that Linnet Ridgeway has been shot through the head. She was young, stylish and beautiful, a girl who had everything - until she lost her life. Hercule Poirot recalls an earlier outburst by a fellow passenger: 'I'd like to put my dear… Continue reading Agatha Christie – Death on the Nile

Reviews

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley – Frankenstein

"Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus by Mary Shelley tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a young scientist who creates a grotesque but sapient creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment." "Since the publication of the novel, the name "Frankenstein" has often been used to refer to the monster itself. In the novel, Frankenstein's creation is identified… Continue reading Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley – Frankenstein