1984 is the book I’ve most recently read – apart from chapters of Anglo-Irish Relations by Nick Pelling, which is a classic if you’re into Irish history – and it conveniently links to The Handmaid’s Tale, which is one of my A-Level texts. Both are dystopian, and both are absolutely phenomenal. This is post is simultaneously me trying to be funny,… Read More 1984 and The Handmaid’s Tale
As the frequency of these book haul posts increase, the amount of money I have left decreases. Sounds like a maths problem – luckily for me, maths is not my forte, so I’ll leave that dilemma to a more intelligent being to solve. Solve? Ha! All that’s going to happen – regardless of whether I… Read More Book Mini-Haul!
Not even the most explete of expletives can begin to describe how utterly mesmerising 1984 was. Initially, I expected a simple stage adaptation of Orwell’s novel – albeit a good one, judging from the rave reviews – and I steeled myself for the tedium of act-set change-act-set change. But there weren’t any until a… Read More REVIEW // 1984 – The Play