Gaia 2022: Black Beauty by Anna Sewell

“If a thing is right it can be done, and if it is wrong it can be done without; and a good man will find a way” Anna Sewell, Black Beauty (1877) In this beloved classic by Anna Sewell, strong, handsome and free-spirited Black Beauty narrates the story of his life. Born to his mother … Continue reading Gaia 2022: Black Beauty by Anna Sewell

#BookSnapSunday – Lady Audley’s Secret

Love, which is a madness, and a scourge, and a fever, and a delusion, and a snare, is also a mystery, and very imperfectly understood by every one except the individual sufferer who writhes under its tortures. Lady Audley’s Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon is the perfect book for Valentine’s Day - love, deception, conspiracy, … Continue reading #BookSnapSunday – Lady Audley’s Secret

#Book Bingo 2020 – Crime and Justice

Today is the next round of Book Bingo hosted by Theresa, Amanda and Ashleigh, and I am marking off the Crime and Justice category with Great Expectations by Charles Dickens, although perhaps crime and injustice might be more accurate. Great Expectations is set in nineteenth century England, a time of great poverty, misery, inequality and … Continue reading #Book Bingo 2020 – Crime and Justice