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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More