Category Archives: Authors

“I have gone to pieces, which is a thing I’ve wanted to do for years”: ‘Two Serious Ladies’ by Jane Bowles

For Truman Capote Two Serious Ladies was a novel “unlike any other” as the eccentric and adventurous Miss Goering meets the anxious, but equally innovative Mrs. Copperfield at a party. Mysterious, anarchic and humorous, Two Serious Ladies is a daring,

“I have gone to pieces, which is a thing I’ve wanted to do for years”: ‘Two Serious Ladies’ by Jane Bowles

For Truman Capote Two Serious Ladies was a novel “unlike any other” as the eccentric and adventurous Miss Goering meets the anxious, but equally innovative Mrs. Copperfield at a party. Mysterious, anarchic and humorous, Two Serious Ladies is a daring,

“And I’m very much afraid of the whole bloody human race”: ‘Good Morning, Midnight’ by Jean Rhys

Sasha Jensen has returned to Paris – the city of her happiest moments, but also of her most desperate and traumatic. She is haunted by the past that predatorily lies in wait for her in the cafes, restaurants and hotel

“And I’m very much afraid of the whole bloody human race”: ‘Good Morning, Midnight’ by Jean Rhys

Sasha Jensen has returned to Paris – the city of her happiest moments, but also of her most desperate and traumatic. She is haunted by the past that predatorily lies in wait for her in the cafes, restaurants and hotel

The greatest love story ever told?: My Top Five Fictional Romances

Valentine’s Day, with its over-commercialised and unsentimental sentiments, is a day that I usually allow to pass unmarked and uncelebrated and I am going to continue with this tradition by ignoring my own non-existent love life and delve into the

The greatest love story ever told?: My Top Five Fictional Romances

Valentine’s Day, with its over-commercialised and unsentimental sentiments, is a day that I usually allow to pass unmarked and uncelebrated and I am going to continue with this tradition by ignoring my own non-existent love life and delve into the