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Book Review: The Worst Witch by Jill Murphy

This blog was written by first year English student, Sasha Gardener. With the release of the latest book in Jill Murphy’s The Worst Witch series (First Prize for The Worst Witch), fans of all ages have been revisiting these delightful stories recounting the trials and triumphs of Mildred Hubble, the most disaster-prone witch Cackle’s Academy has ever …

Review on the power of prejudice in Harper Lee’s, ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

This blog post was written by first year English student, Harriet Mills. To Kill A Mockingbird was the novel that made me see that books are about way more than just the plot or ‘telling a story.’ After reading such a powerful book that explores the power of stereotypes and contextually the deep-rooted injustice within …

Harry Potter and the Library of Nostalgia

This blog post was written by first year English student, Polly Moss. Having reread the first Harry Potter book over Easter for my course, I was struck both by how nostalgic the book made me, as well as how far it was possible to continue to appreciate the series as both a child and as …

Book review: Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

This blog post was written by second year English and Philosophy student, Emily Patel. I don’t read much for pleasure outside of my studies, sadly, but going on holiday recently gave me the chance to delve into a book. I got a few books for Christmas, and I decided to start with ‘Never Let Me …