REVIEW: ‘The Haunting of Hill House’ by Shirley Jackson

It has been a jolly old while since I've posted anything, and for that I can only say: soz! I've been plenty active enough on my instagram page (@jimmy_eat_book) just because my busy schedule best fits the ease and comparative convenience of a social media post. Moving on, here is my review of 'The Haunting… Continue reading REVIEW: ‘The Haunting of Hill House’ by Shirley Jackson

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FLASHBOOK FRIDAY: ‘Wise Children’ by Angela Carter

Here's a late Flashbook Friday for you all, by one of my top 5 authors ever, the inimitable Angela Carter. This Flashbook Friday is dedicated to Angela Carter's final novel 'Wise Children' published in 1991. The novel focuses on the twins Nora and Dora Chance, two of the many illegitimate children of Melchior Hazard, a… Continue reading FLASHBOOK FRIDAY: ‘Wise Children’ by Angela Carter

REVIEW: ‘Rebecca’ by Daphne du Maurier

So, this is a pretty big book to review eh? It has been aaaaall over booksagram this last month and with good reason! This book is pretty fantastic. The mystery, the treachery, the character growth, the gothicism... brilliant. I don’t think I’m in the minority when I say that this is one of the most… Continue reading REVIEW: ‘Rebecca’ by Daphne du Maurier

REVIEW: H.P. Lovecraft short stories

It's been a while since I have posted but do rest assured that I have been reading and writing things in my notebook, I'm just on holiday at the moment in Chicago and the lack of data, my reliance on wifi, and my busy schedule has kept me from writing. I'm now sitting in a… Continue reading REVIEW: H.P. Lovecraft short stories

FLASHBOOK FRIDAY: ‘Frankenstein’ by Mary Shelley

Hi all! Sorry this is a late post again, I've been preparing for my holiday to Chicago this monday! To kick off this month of Spoopy tales, I thought it would be best to have a look at one of the seminal pieces of gothic / horror / science fiction that has inspired countless conversations… Continue reading FLASHBOOK FRIDAY: ‘Frankenstein’ by Mary Shelley