Tag: feminism

39. ‘How Not To Be A Boy’ by Robert Webb

A few weeks ago, I went to see Robert Webb talk about his new book, How Not To Be A Boy. Of course, he was very funny to listen to (it’s delightful to hear that typically Webb-ian delivery… Read More

20. ‘Within the Sanctuary of Wings’ by Marie Brennan

I’m not usually one to follow book series. I tend to be either late to the party or just not that bothered, but Marie Brennan’s Lady Trent series captured me from page one and has kept me hooked… Read More

1. ‘In the Labyrinth of Drakes’ by Marie Brennan

Brennan continues her Victorian-esque, dragon-laden, feminist fantasy series with In the Labyrinth of Drakes. This time our heroine, Isabella, travels to Akhia (this world’s version of Africa) to study desert drakes, the closest living thing to the classic winged,… Read More

68. ‘Spectacles’ by Sue Perkins

I bet you thought you’d had the last review out of me this year, huh? So did I, but it turns out that I can read a lot on the Cornwall–Bristol train, and so I’ve managed to finish one of… Read More

64. ‘Voyage of the Basilisk’ by Marie Brennan

Dragon-obsessed Isabella is back, and this time she’s setting out on an two-year-long expedition around the world. She has joined a merchant ship, acquired research funding, and put together a small team comprised of long-time travel companion Tom… Read More