The Magus by John Fowles

Let me start by saying that I did not like this book. I mean, it was fairly interesting up to a point but it got quite repetitive. All I was thinking while reading it was “when does it end?”. It’s the story of a young man who takes a teaching position on a remote Greek…

the black book [The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern]

It comes with no warning, no advertisement, nothing. You just turn your head, and there it is. You see it every day hence. It watches you through its black, white, red eyes. You pass it by, you stand in front of it. You don’t have the courage yet to pick it up because you know,…

The Child Thief by Brom

The Child Thief is officially one of my favourite books. I knew it would be; the absolutely delightful feel of the pages, the amazing smell of processed paper, the amazing illustrations and a marvellous cover – that goes around the spine and completes its hug in the back cover. What about the content? Well, that’s…