Monday, January 30, 2012

Dracula - The Wrap Up

Christopher Lee, Gary Oldman, and an altered artwork of Vlad the Impaler - three very different versions of Bram Stoker's great vampire...
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Like the process of reading the book, writing this review took a lot longer than it should have. What you are currently reading is the fourth attempt to sum up my feelings about Dracula. I’m sick of sitting on it, wondering what to write. I have other books to read, dammit! And that’s why I’m up at 11.30pm on a Monday night doing my best to hammer this out as quickly as possible. It’s time to move on, people!

**The following contains SIGNIFICANT SPOILERS!**

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Online Reads - '30 Books Everyone Should Read Before Their 30th Birthday'

So, this article was posted by Penguin Books on Twitter, and it's a pretty interesting list of '30 Books Everyone Should Read Before Their 30th Birthday'.

But you know what's embarrassing?

I'm 22 years old and I've NOT READ A SINGLE ONE OF THEM.

Never fear! Most of them are on the Popular Penguins list, so I'll get round to them sooner rather than later.

Take a look at the list. Are there any that you haven't read that you feel like you should have? Can you think of any titles that didn't make the cut that didn't? What books got you through your teens and twenties? TELL ME STUFF, I WANT TO GET TO KNOW YOU BETTER. x

- N