Tag: novella

28. ‘Weight’ by Jeanette Winterson

A couple of weeks ago, the good people at Canongate sent me #TheMyths series – a beautiful collection in which major authors retell popular myths. Weight is the first one that I picked up, partly because it had… Read More

#TheMyths from Canongate

If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll have seen that I received a very exciting parcel a couple of weeks ago. It contained Canongate’s #TheMyths series, a collection of six short books examining and retelling some of history’s most… Read More

19. ‘Anachronism’ by Jennifer Lee Rossman

Today’s review – of Anachronism by Jennifer Lee Rossman – will be a little bit different, because Jennifer herself is here to talk about the story behind her new novella. Anachronism is a story about time travel, involving a visitor… Read More

37./38. ‘Esio Trot’ and ‘The Magic Finger’ by Roald Dahl

There’s nothing like a Roald Dahl read for a quick pick-me-up. In the last couple of weeks I’ve read Esio Trot and The Magic Finger; the first I’ve read before, the second I haven’t. They’re the shortest books in my Roald… Read More

33. ‘Lyra’s Oxford’ by Philip Pullman

As you know, I have been rereading Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials trilogy in preparation for The Book of Dust coming out in October. So imagine my delight and surprise when Penguin Random House gave out free audiobook copies of Lyra’s… Read More