The Haunting of Hill House: elements in common between Shirley Jackson’s novel and the Netflix TV series

Hello, bookworms! How are you? I hope 2021 has started in the best possible way for you. Today I’d like to write something about my last reading: The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson. Well, what a book! I enjoyed every single word of it. I must admit that I watched the Netflix TVContinue reading “The Haunting of Hill House: elements in common between Shirley Jackson’s novel and the Netflix TV series”

Review: 1984 by George Orwell

Hello bookworms! I hope your holidays are going well. Today it’s raining where I live, so I’m writing wrapped up in a blanket and enjoying the sound of the rain tapping on my window. Lovely! I’ve recently finished reading 1984 by George Orwell. Immense book. Amazing. I must admit I was a little discouraged atContinue reading “Review: 1984 by George Orwell”

My thoughts on Stephen King’s It

Hello bookworms! Today I’d like to share my thoughts on what is traditionally believed to be Stephen King’s masterpiece: It. I’ve been meaning to read it forever, and finally I did. Well, I must say that, whereas I enjoyed the most of it, there were some elements that just weren’t my cup of tea. ReadyContinue reading “My thoughts on Stephen King’s It”

The Garden Party and Other Stories by Katherine Mansfield: a review

Hello, bookworms! Today I want to tell you something about a book I’ve recently read: The Garden Party and Other Stories, a collection of short stories by the New Zealander author Katherine Mansfield. Published in 1922, it represents one of the masterpieces of Modernist production. I must admit I didn’t know it: I had neverContinue reading “The Garden Party and Other Stories by Katherine Mansfield: a review”

Review: Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer

Hello, bookworms! Today I’d like to talk about a non-fiction book, Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer. Published in 2009, it still contains topics that are relevant nowadays.   The book is a report of the reasons why the writer decided to go vegan. I loved the fact that the author is frank and doesn’tContinue reading “Review: Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer”

Misery and It: a comparison between Annie Wilkes and Pennywise

Hello, bookworms! I know I haven’t been posting anything for a while, but these two weeks have been quite chaotic and demanding. It seems things may be getting a little calmer from now on, or so I hope. Anyway, here I am with another article! Today I chose to talk about the last book IContinue reading “Misery and It: a comparison between Annie Wilkes and Pennywise”

Florence Welch’s Useless Magic: a piece of magic that is not useless at all

Today I’ve decided to write an article about Florence Welch’s book, Useless Magic. This book was given to me as a gift by a special person, someone who knows exactly how I feel about Florence and her group, Florence + the Machine. I simply believe she’s a pure spirit in this corrupted world and thatContinue reading “Florence Welch’s Useless Magic: a piece of magic that is not useless at all”

Castle in the Air and House of Many Ways: two original sequels to Howl’s Moving Castle

This is the second article I write about the Moving Castle trilogy. In the first one, I focused on the first novel, Howl’s Moving Castle, and the differences it displays with the film by Hayao Miyazaki (if you haven’t read it yet, click here to do it). Today I want to talk about the twoContinue reading “Castle in the Air and House of Many Ways: two original sequels to Howl’s Moving Castle”

Howl’s Moving Castle: the differences between book and film

This summer, I decided to read a fantasy saga: the Moving Castle one, by Diana Wynne Jones. I’d been attracted to it since I learnt that Hayao Miyazaki’s Howl’s Moving Castle (which I absolutely adore) is based on a novel. So I discovered that, while the animated film is “only” one, the books are actuallyContinue reading “Howl’s Moving Castle: the differences between book and film”

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