The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy by Laurence Sterne: Ultimate Survival Guide (+ free chapter summary cheat sheet)

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Should you ever be forced to read this book, or feel some masochistic urge to, I've included a free chapter-by-chapter summary sheet in solidarity with my fellow sufferers. Also, to lessen the pain slightly, this list of funny 1* Goodreads reviews will remind you that you're not alone in this epic, frustrating endeavour. May the odds be ever in your favour.

The Handmaid’s Tale: Book vs. TV Series!

The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood Book Cover

Anyone who has spent much time on this blog will know that I have a slight obsession with Margaret Atwood’s novel The Handmaid's Tale. Fully aware of this enthusiasm, my parents bought me the Season 1 box set of the T.V. series as a present for finishing my exams. So, putting any literary superiority complexes aside, here is a comparison to help you decide between the book and T.V. series...

20 Thoughts I Had While Reading Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine

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Eleanor Oliphant seems to be the buzzword of the bookish community recently! As with all books that have received such ebullient praise, I was a little apprehensive about reading it, but Gail Honeyman’s sparkling debut bestseller completely lived up to the hype. The internet is already resplendent with reviews acclaiming its touching brilliance. So I thought I would take a personal approach to articulate the delightful experience I had in reading Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine. Without further ado, here are my 20 thoughts...