‘Jane Eyre’ by Charlotte Bronte

This review contains spoilers. Born Feminist This is a story well ahead of its time which is what I enjoyed the most about this book. As an orphaned child, Jane felt like an outcast her whole young life. Despite that, she grew into a strong and independent woman with principles of how she wants to... Continue Reading →

‘The Silence of the Girls’ by Pat Barker

“Great Achilles. Brilliant Achilles, shining Achilles, godlike Achilles...How the epithets pile up. We never called him any of those things; we called him ‘the butcher’”. The Trojan War ‘The silence of the girls’ is a retelling of ‘The Iliad’ by Homer that focus on stories of women and girls who were sucked into the Trojan... Continue Reading →

‘The Testaments’ by Margaret Atwood

‘The Testaments’ was the most anticipated book of 2019. Fans of the ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ have waited thirty-five years to find out what has happened to Offred and The Republic of Gilead. Atwood delivered what she promised, but not everyone who has read it is satisfied with it. There is a lot of criticism for the... Continue Reading →

‘The Power’ by Naomi Alderman

“God is neither woman nor man but both these things. But now She has come to show us a new side to Her face, one we have ignored for too long”. ~ Naomi Alderman. Mysterious Power Alderman takes the reader to the world in which women have a mysterious power. The power that leaves every... Continue Reading →

‘Girl Fighter’ by Cyan Night

"Traumatic events at the earliest years of infancy and childhood are not lost but, like a child's footprints in wet cement, are often preserved lifelong. Time does not heal the wounds that occur in those earliest years; time conceals them. They are not lost; they are embodied." ~ Vincent J Felitti Main Character Although the... Continue Reading →

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