Tag Archives: Retelling

Book Review: The Clergyman’s Wife by Molly Greeley

Charlotte Collins is the dutiful wife of Hunsford’s vicar. Although it may not be perfect, her marriage allows her security, and so she patiently tolerates Mr Collins’ awkward lectures and cares for their young daughter. But there’s more to Charlotte … Continue reading

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Book Review: Jane Steele by Lyndsay Faye

Like the heroine of the novel she adores, Jane Steele suffers cruelly at the hands of her aunt and schoolmaster. And like Jane Eyre, they call her wicked – but in her case, she fears the accusation is true. When … Continue reading

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A Blog A Day: Pride & Prejudice – and other related stories

In my (I’ll grant you, fairly limited) experience, Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen is one of those books that people say they would like to read, but have never got round to reading. To be fair, with such an … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Tangleweed and Brine by Deirdre Sullivan – A Week in the Life

I don’t know about you, but as a somewhat frustrated NaNoWriMo participant, I am fascinated by those writers who can manage to produce beautiful stories, while still managing to keep on with all the everyday bits of life. I personally … Continue reading

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Book Review: Lost Boy by Christina Henry

There is one version of my story that everyone knows. And then there is the truth. Once I loved a boy called Peter Pan. Peter brought me to his island because there were no rules and no grownups to make … Continue reading

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