Scoop, Evelyn Waugh

When I was first given this book as a Christmas present, I wasn't quite sure who Evelyn Waugh was.  I trusted the recommendation and the Observer review on the back described it as 'the funniest novel ever written about journalism' so I decided it was a good reading choice for bus journeys and in between coursework writing. Scoop… Continue reading Scoop, Evelyn Waugh


Smoke and Mirrors, Neil Gaiman

After reading Trigger Warning earlier this year, I was inspired to read Neil Gaiman's other short story collections.  This one, Smoke and Mirrors, was his first.  I bought it soon after reading Trigger Warning alongside Fragile Things, his other book of short stories. Most of the stories are thrilling and creepy.  Most are loosely themed on the idea of… Continue reading Smoke and Mirrors, Neil Gaiman