Mini-review: Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

⭐⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: They are an unlikely pair: George is “small and quick and dark of face”; Lennie, a man of tremendous size, has the mind of a young child. Yet they have formed a “family,” clinging together in the face of loneliness and alienation. Laborers in California’s dusty vegetable fields, they hustle work when they … Continue reading Mini-review: Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

Review: Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson

⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: 'All human beings, as we meet them, are commingled out of good and evil: and Edward Hyde, alone in the ranks of mankind, was pure evil' Published as a 'shilling shocker', Robert Louis Stevenson's dark psychological fantasy gave birth to the idea of the split personality. The story of respectable Dr Jekyll's strange … Continue reading Review: Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson

Classics I want to read

I decided to have a perusal at the "Popular Classics Books" list on Goodreads and was amazed to find how many books I had marked as "to-read". I always say that I'm not a classics girl, but I have only read a few, so I can't really make an assumption like that just yet. Going … Continue reading Classics I want to read