The one with the pearl of the world

Written by Steinbeck, The Pearl, is a story about wealth, exploitation, family, love, lust for money and how this can turn even the most tender hearts into greedy ones. … More The one with the pearl of the world

Advertisements

The one with the must summer read (Wide Sargasso sea review)

Wide Sargasso Sea is a story told from the postcolonial and feminist perspective set initially in Jamaica a short while after the Slavery Abolition Act. The reader follows Antoinette’s story, who is a Creole in Jamaica living with her mother, mentally disabled brother and stepfather, Mr Mason. … More The one with the must summer read (Wide Sargasso sea review)

The one with the milkman

The Milkman isn’t an easy read. The unnamed protagonist lives in an unnamed country that looks like Ireland during the 70s in an unnamed city that reminds you of Belfast, the city where the author grew up. In this unnamed environment, we watch how she becomes trapped with gossip when someone accuses her of succumbing to a relationship with an older man known as “the Milkman”. She doesn’t know this man, only that he is the leader of a paramilitary organisation. … More The one with the milkman