It seems fitting on International Women’s Day to be writing about Angela Carter, a widely underrated British writer, whose unflinching belief in her own worth and the worth of the female challenged the way that women are portrayed in literature and popular culture. In her own unique way, she attacked the status quo in the […]Read more "Dreams and Realities in Angela Carter’s The Magic Toyshop"
Some years ago, I came across a David Mitchell novel, Black Swan Green, a semi-autobiographical account of the author’s childhood in England. I was drawn into his storytelling and I am always excited to expand my library of British authors, so this year I decided to read Cloud Atlas. I had heard mixed reviews about the 2012 movie starring Tom […]Read more "Traversing Souls in Cloud Atlas"