Tag: religion

40. ‘Seven Deadly Swords’ by Peter Sutton

Peter Sutton’s latest novel, Seven Deadly Swords, is a tale that spans centuries – from the Crusades to the modern day – and entangles its characters in war, religion and strange magic. If you’re looking for your next fantasy …

31. ‘Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit’ by Jeanette Winterson

It’s a little difficult for me to review this book, partly because I read it in a single day nearly two months ago, and partly because Jeanette Winterson’s work is always so complex and philosophical that it’s tricky …

29. ‘A Short History of Myth’ by Karen Armstrong

A Short History of Myth is a really fascinating little book. It was sent to me as part of Canongate’s #TheMyths series, and it’s the only non-fiction book in the set. In it, Armstrong explores the history of myth-making …

7. ‘The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ’ by Philip Pullman

What if the story of Christianity was different? What if Jesus had been a twin, and his brother was the one who collected the stories of his life and compiled them into the Bible? This is the world …

Double review: ‘The Good Immigrant’ and ‘Sapiens’

Recently, I have been loving non-fiction. I was partly inspired by Non-Fiction November, a reading challenge that was all over YouTube last month, encouraging people to read non-fiction. I decided to give it a go, and today I’ve …