Tag: Book

Film, Venue

Rebecca: Review

Dark, beautiful, and clever are 3 words I’d use to describe Ben Wheatley’s Rebecca.  I’d never read the books,written by Daphne du Maurier, but I’d always heard good things about the story of Rebecca. So when I heard it was coming onto Netflix, I knew it was the perfect time to give the story a…

Books, Venue

The unstable future of book reviews

Sometimes dealing with the fallout of the Coronavirus feels like tackling a hydra; when one issue seems to be resolved, two more grow in its place. A significant blow to the economy has seen a disastrous domino effect, wherein cuts to the most “unnecessary” sectors have been made through practical, economic reasoning. Formal book reviews…

Arts, Venue

‘Secrets, trust, and danger’: the three promises of Rachel Sargeant’s new novel

Rachel Sargeant is quickly rising the ranks in psychological thrillers, with her novel ‘The Perfect Neighbours’, becoming a top ten Kindle bestseller. Now she talks to us ahead of the release of her upcoming novel, ‘The Roomates’.  Sargeant’s new novel revolves around a university campus and explores the story of a stalker. Packed with darkness…

Creative Writing, Venue

The Attic Head

The ceramics teacher wanted to make mothers of us, ‘Make yourself in your image,’ and we all got to work, squeezing these wet slabs, pressing, thumbing, stretching lids over eyes, strands over scalps, building a mirror from the dust that layered every hand.   Back from the kiln, the ward, its birthing heat, and I…

Arts, Venue

Rachel Sargeant, The Roommates

The Roommates is the latest novel from best-selling author Rachel Sargeant. Set on a university campus, the book is a psychological thriller with promises of a shocking twist.  When summing up her upcoming release, Sargeant says: “The Roommates is a psychological thriller set in a university. Four girls arrive for freshers’ week and find themselves…

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