We get to see through rose tinted glasses and travel to a time in which small town America was in the midst of a utopia, prices were lower, the roads smoother, soda sweeter, lawns greener and the sun shone brighter, America in its splendour.
And the way he used brush strokes of words to perfectly build upon foundations of how we view the world, resulting in this marvellous canvas, an eruption of colour on each page. The way he used the nature of his surroundings, transporting us directly into the hazy mornings of San Francisco, or the boiling hot nights under the stars in Mexico City.
Author: Barney Norris Genre: Contemporary fiction, family, loss Rating: 7/10 “Things rise up and claim you, and mark you for greatness or mark you for tragedy, and the route of your life is mapped by forces entirely beyond you”. Turning for Home is written in the format of two different perspectives, with each chapter belongingContinue reading “‘Turning for Home’ – Book Review.”
By Mollie Campbell. Movie: The Green Book Director: Peter Farrelly Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini. Duration: 130 mins Rating: 5/5 I just wanted to start by saying that this post isn’t like my other articles, more of a scene by scene analysis due to how important it is. This film fresh, powerful andContinue reading “The Green Book- Movie Review.”
By Mollie Campbell. Book: Ready Player One Author: Ernest Cline Genre: Science-Fiction, Dystopian Rating: 9/10 When I read the synopsis for ‘Ready Player One’ by Ernest Cline I was intrigued, but not enough to give it a read. This was due to the fact that I am not a gamer; the last video gameContinue reading “Ready Player One- Book Review.”