Review: The Girl in the Tower

The highly anticipated sequel to The Bear and the Nightingale does not disappoint. The second book in Arden's Winternight series achieves the rare and amazing feat of actually being better than its predecessor. In this book we see more of the grown up Vasya, and she takes more of a hero's journey, having left the … Continue reading Review: The Girl in the Tower


Review: Dunbar

The latest installment of the Hogarth Shakespeare series is a captivating retelling of the tragedy of King Lear. However, Edward St Aubyn's version is a blockbuster thriller, with Lear becoming Henry Dunbar, a mass media mogul, who is confined to a care home by his Machiavellian eldest daughters. Brining the story up to date, Dunbar's madness has … Continue reading Review: Dunbar