Having read another of Hamids books; The Reluctant Fundamentalist, I had high hopes for Exit West, and I was not disappointed. This book had every bit the beautiful prose, if not more than Hamids previous work and I found the story even more compelling due to the fantasy elements interwoven with harsh reality. Plot Overview: … More Exit West by Mohsin Hamid
Fahrenheit 451 has been on ‘to read’ list for such a long time so recently when I went book shopping I decided to finally give it a try. I’m a huge fan of dystopian novels, and the plot of this novel drew me in immediately. I’m such a huge reader (as you can probably see … More Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
I read this book in a matter of hours. I was utterly absorbed to put it lightly. It’s been a while since I’ve read a book in a single sitting and this novel made it impossible to put down. I loved the straight forward point of view and the political undertones – which are especially … More The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid
It’s been a while since my last post but I’m back with a very exciting one! This post has taken me about a week to get around to as I got ill the day after I got home, courtesy of the British weather. Recently I went on holiday to Istanbul for a week, it was … More A week in Istanbul
It’s been such a long time since I’ve done a book review, so consider this an official return to all things bookish! I had heard lots about Roys writing before I got this book as her debut novel, The God of Small Things was very popular. I haven’t read that yet but as I enjoyed … More The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy
I started and finished my final year of University, got my first job, left that job then got a new one! As well as those major milestones, there’s been some major changes in my personal life in regards to my mental health as well and I feel like I’m finally in a good space. I … More Life Update: Guess who’s back?
Hi guys, Back again with a review for another of Jenny In Neverlands amazing book tours! This one is for the amazing novel What Goes Down by Natalie K. Martin, which I was drawn in by through the blurb. I don’t read many books which have representations of mental illness so this was pretty interesting! […]