Saturday, 25 January 2020

The God of Small Things [#books #review]

by Arundhati Roy


He folded his fear into a perfect rose. He held it out in the palm of his hand. She took it from him and put it in her hair.
(Pagina 355)

Sunday, 12 January 2020

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls [#books #review]

by Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo

Rebel Girls
Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls 2


There was a time when girls could not be whatever they wanted, but that time is gone.
(Page 70)

Sunday, 29 December 2019

Quidditch Through the Ages [#books #review]

by Kennilworthy Whisp

Harry Potter


Quidditch Through the Ages is one of the most popular titles in the Hogwarts school library. Madam Price, our librarian, tells me that it's 'pawed about, dribbled on and generally maltreated' nearly every day - a high complimenti for any book.
Dumbledore in the foreword

Monday, 2 December 2019

Bedknob and Broomstick [#books #review]

by Mary Norton


Once upon a time there were three children and their names were Carey, Charles and Paul. Carey was about your age, Charles a little younger, and Paul was only six.
[incipit]

Tuesday, 22 October 2019

Richard III [#books #review]

by William Shakespeare

English History
Henry IV


Now is the winter of our discontent
Made glorious summer by this sun of York,
And all the clouds that loured upon our house
In the deep bosom of the ocean buried.
Richard in the incipit

The God of Small Things [#books #review]

by Arundhati Roy Rating: 9 /10 He folded his fear into a perfect rose. He held it out in the palm of his hand. She took it from hi...