The Night is Darkening Round Me, Emily Bronte

It was National Poetry Day on Tuesday and to celebrate it I decided to read some poetry by Emily Bronte.  I have previously read Wuthering Heights by Bronte but none of her poetry - despite hearing how good it is. I do not usually read poetry.  In fact, I hadn't enjoyed reading it until I… Continue reading The Night is Darkening Round Me, Emily Bronte


Frankenstein, Mary Shelley

Of all the texts I've had to read at university so far, this was my favourite. Frankenstein is referred to as a gothic, proto-science fiction novel and paved the way for the two genres. The story is told through a series of letters sent from Arctic explorer, Robert Walton, to his sister Margaret back in… Continue reading Frankenstein, Mary Shelley