Book It In - Book Reviews

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead: A Play Script Review

Posted on
Book It In

The Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Play Review Sam: Did you hear Tom? Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are dead? Tom: Really dead? Sam: Really dead. Tom: Really? Sam: Really, really. Tom: Really, really, really? Sam: Really, really, really. Tom: Really, really, really, really? Sam: Would you stop that? Rosencrantz is dead as dead can be – which is actually pretty dead. Tom: Pretty dead indeed. Sam: But (pauses) they’re […]

Book It In - Book Reviews

Les Miserables: A Book Review

Posted on
Book It In

Les Miserables: The Long Masterpiece “We can only suppose that its new life as a musical – and what an appropriate fate for that most operatic novelist – will help to bring Les Miserables to the attention of a new generation of readers, reminding them perhaps that the abuses Hugo catalogues are still alive elsewhere, awaiting their own […]

Book It In - Book Reviews

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley Reviewed

Posted on
Book It In

Reviewing Frankenstein Devoting heart and soul to this novel in the same way that Victor Frankenstein devoted his life to creation and destruction, this reviewer now returns to writing a review. The intricacies of this construct of Frankenstein are numerous and therefore as a warning, this review may lack the necessary depth and diligence of perusal. […]

Book It In - Book Reviews

Civil War II – A Graphic Novel

Posted on
Book It In

What is Civil War II and what happened to Civil War I? Civil War II is one of the latest events in the Marvel Comic Book Universe. Following on from the events of the Secret Wars and all the new characters being introduced into the current continuum (such as Ms. Marvel and the Miles Morales version of Spiderman). […]

Book It In - Book Reviews

Vicious by V.E. Schwab Book Review

Posted on
Book It In

Vicious is one of those novels that is like a delicious but tough piece of steak: difficult to chew, but appetising to the palette. It begins slowly, with  segment of the novel out of chronological order, a writing tactic that is both frustrating for easy reading, but also intriguing. Intriguing, because the incorrect sequencing of the […]