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Novel Reviews

‘To The Lighthouse’ by Virginia Woolf [Book Review]

Here we are will Woolf again. I’m not sure if To The Lighthouse is more straight forward than Jacob’s Room or if I just got used to Woolf’s style of writing but this one definitely took less work to understand (at least in my opinion). If you want a brief overview of the plot and some background on Woolf, […]

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Novel Reviews

‘Jacob’s Room’ by Virginia Woolf [Book Review]

Today, I’m going to be looking at Jacob’s Room. This is the first Virginia Woolf novel I’ve ever read and I have to say that I was a bit intimidated by her choice of style. Luckily, I always try to give authors the benefit of the doubt and assume that everything done in their texts is deliberate so I started to dig into this novel.

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Novel Reviews

‘The Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man’ by James Joyce [Book Review]

Okay, Joyce… Take a deep breath and lets see what we can do with this novel. Today, I’m looking at A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. This is actually my second time reading this novel and I’ve come to the conclusion that you have the read this novel more than once if you want to get anything out of it. […]

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Poetry Reviews

The Lady’s Dressing Room [Poetry Review]

Today, I’m going to be talking about Jonathan Swift’s poem “The Lady’s Dressing Room”. I hope that I’m not the only person who has a difficult relationship with Swift’s writing. As a writer, I recognize that he’s really good at writing, probably to a level I will never be, but at the same time I […]