My Literary Heroines

Characters from books stick with you for a long time and the below women have stuck with me for years. My literary heroines include classic female figures to more modern women. All are admirable and incredible in their own right. Jane Eyre - Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte I read Jane Eyre at university for …

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The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton – Review

The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle (2018) is Stuart Turton’s debut novel and hopefully not his last. Seven Deaths tells the story of Aiden Bishop, who wakes up every day in another person’s body at Blackheath, a manor house where a celebration weekend is taking place. He's tasked to find the answer to who killed …

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Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman – Review

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine (2017) is Gail Honeyman's debut novel. The book has gone on to win multiple awards and has had everyone talking about it. It tells the story of Eleanor Oliphant (she is not completely fine as my mum kept telling me as she was reading it) who leads an easy and …

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The Good Father by Noah Hawley – Review

The Good Father (2012) is Noah Hawley's fifth novel. Hawley is a television writer and producer, having created and worked on the television shows (Fargo and Bones) and has written many award-winning novels. Paul Allen is a doctor, happily married with two young children with a son Daniel from a previous marriage. One evening, a …

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