Brokeback Mountain sort-of Close Reading

yet he is suffused with a sense of pleasure because Jack Twist was in his dream Holy fuck did I not know what I was in for when I started reading this. And reading this after having finished the whole thing–the fact that for the rest of his life what he’s living for is theseContinue reading “Brokeback Mountain sort-of Close Reading”

Hamlet’s Father by Orson Scott Card **

This is as much a rant as review. Don’t read it if you are easily triggered. You have been warned. I heard about Hamlet’s Father because of the controversy surrounding it, and I decided to read it for myself to see what all the fuss was about. Verdict: not much, in my opinion. But I’llContinue reading “Hamlet’s Father by Orson Scott Card **”

The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia High Smith *****

I did technically read this for uni, and I’m glad I did, since I probably would never have picked it up otherwise. It’s been a while since a book’s kept me compulsively turning pages into the wee hours of the morning, even when I know I have to be up in a few hours andContinue reading “The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia High Smith *****”

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