My only experience with Peter Pan has been the Disney film that everyone knows and loves. Being an avid reader since I was first able to recognise the weird shapes and squiggles that are letters, I’m very ashamed to say that the only Peter Pan reading I did was the Disney book that was published alongside the film.
And now that I’ve read the proper book I look back and lament. I wish I had read the story by J.M. Barrie as a child because it’s a magical book full of wonder and the narration of the story is sheer brilliance. Some of the scenes feel incredibly cinematic and the fact that the narrator invests emotionally in the tale rather than simply standing by and relating the events. Everything about the book makes it so incredible, especially that it seems so unique from anything else I’ve read. Continue reading
Yes, you are seeing correctly, you did just read those words.
It is back! And I am excited, I hope you are too.
On Wednesday I handed in my dissertation, which meant that I finished my MA! This means i actually have free time, hence all the reviews you’ve been getting! Since my MA was the reason paused Any One Book I figured I’d start it up again. Continue reading
Not the best book in the world, but I love the TV series Castle, and when I was searching for the DVD release date of season five I chanced upon the books!
Now, if you’re not familiar with the show, it’s about a bestselling crime writer, Richard Castle, who’s following NYPD detective Kate Beckett for inspiration for his next novel…….which just happens to be called Heat Wave. I saw this and thought; ‘whoever decided to actually do this is a PR genius’ and proceeded to buy all four available books. Continue reading
I have never read a book by Philip K. Dick before, and after my first foray I am exceedingly glad that I started. Of course, I chose perhaps one of his most famous novels to read first, and not because of Blade Runner ( I haven’t even seen the film). But because the whole concept was intriguing. Continue reading