Category Archives: University

‘The Woodlanders’ – Thomas Hardy

Just as with all of Thomas Hardy’s novels that I have read, I thoroughly enjoyed this. I admit it took me longer to ‘get into’ the story line than others I have read, but when I was eventually fully engaged, … Continue reading

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‘Dracula’ – Bram Stoker

Two days ago I finally caught up with all the note-taking which I forgot to do the first time around reading this novel. I’m putting it down to getting way too into the story-line. So yes, I had to read … Continue reading

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Lost Souls – Novel

Just completely finished this novel and making notes on it now. Another of the Vampire novels for my Uni course. I thought I’d hate it, I mean .. From reading the prologue my initial thoughts were “Ugh, great.” However, when … Continue reading

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Times ‘a Changing

So, the new front door key to my Uni house has arrived. I couldn’t help but laugh at the e-mail I received off my landlord about a previous tenant though – We all found him creepy: “I’ve put some new keys in … Continue reading

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‘Interview With The Vampire’

… Just finished this novel tonight and oh, my, god! As I’ve stated in a post a few weeks/months ago, I never used to be one for Vampire novels, and in all seriousness, it was due to the big ‘Twilight’ … Continue reading

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Tess of the d’Urbervilles

Yet another novel I have had the pleasure of reading now thanks to my University course. So, truth be told this novel took me about a week to finish reading and analysing completely – Not because I’m a slow reader, … Continue reading

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You know a good novel

when it makes you feel this much emotion and enables the reader to feel as though they are a part of what is happening within the story of what you are reading. ‘The Mayor Of Casterbridge’ by Thomas Hardy did … Continue reading

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