Classics Week 3: Women in Classics – Writers and Characters

Hi all, On my first Classics Week post, @bambiquim made a very important comment about the role of women in Classics. Although this won’t be a direct response to her comment, I thought it was important that I did make a post dedicated to Classics written by women and strong Classic female characters. I wanted to … More Classics Week 3: Women in Classics – Writers and Characters

Classics Week 1: reading Classics and where to start

Classics Week is finally here and for the first instalment of the series, I wanted to render the whole concept of reading Classics a tad less scary. A lot of people get intimated by the prospect of reading Classics for various reasons: the books look too long, Classics are boring, the language used is out … More Classics Week 1: reading Classics and where to start

T5W: Fictional Cities

Hi all, Today I’m coming at you with another Top 5 Wednesday. T5W was created by gingerreadslainey. You can find each week’s topics here. This week’s topic is fictional cities. Disclaimer: I included towns as well. Because I don’t read a lot of sci-fi or dystopian novels, these examples all come from fantasy novels. With that in mind, here … More T5W: Fictional Cities