Review Annihilation (Southern Reach #1) –

Welcome to Area X. An Edenic wilderness, an environmental disaster zone, a mystery for thirty years. For thirty years, Area X, monitored by the secret agency known as the Southern Reach, has remained mysterious and remote behind its intangible border– an environmental disaster zone, though to all appearances an abundant wilderness. Eleven expeditions have been…… Continue reading Review Annihilation (Southern Reach #1) –

Review Moonlocket (The Cogheart Adventures #2) – Peter Bunzl

It’s hard to escape the secrets from the past. Storm clouds gather over Lily and Robert’s summer when criminal mastermind the Jack of Diamonds appears. For Jack is searching for the mysterious Moonlocket – but that’s not the only thing he wants. Suddenly, dark secrets from Robert’s past plunge him into danger. Jack is playing…… Continue reading Review Moonlocket (The Cogheart Adventures #2) – Peter Bunzl

Review The Picture of Dorian Gray – Oscar Wilde

Wilde’s only novel, first published in 1890, is a brilliantly designed puzzle, intended to tease conventional minds with its exploration of the myriad interrelationships between art, life and consequence. From its provocative Preface, challenging the reader to belief in ‘art for art’s sake’, to its sensational conclusion, the story self-consciously experiments with the notion of…… Continue reading Review The Picture of Dorian Gray – Oscar Wilde