Review: The Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee

The latest novel by Stacey Lee, The Downstairs Girl is set in Atlanta in 1890. Jo is a seventeen-year-old Chinese American girl living with her guardian Old Gin in an abandoned abolitionists’ hideaway beneath a print shop. When Jo loses her job in a hat shop, she’s forced to work for her previous employer, for... Continue Reading →

News: Margaret Atwood to celebrate publication of The Testaments with a live global cinema event and UK tour

Today it's been announced that writer Margaret Atwood will celebration the publication of The Testaments, her highly anticipated sequel to her seminal work, The Handmaid’s Tale, with a live global cinema event followed by a UK tour. Fane Productions presents Margaret Atwood live on stage and in cinemas on Tuesday, September 10th in celebration of the global... Continue Reading →

The month ahead: February

January may have been the longest month ever but finally February is here, and with it comes a whole host of new shows to see. Here are a few of the theatre productions, events and books I’ll be blogging about this month. Theatre Fasten your seatbelts...! One of the hottest tickets of the year, the... Continue Reading →

Review: The End of Magic, by Mark Stay

The End of Magic offers its readers an intriguing premise. While many of us are no doubt familiar with books where seemingly normal people discover they possess magical powers (unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past twenty years and missed the Harry Potter phenomenon), this new fantasy novel, written by Mark Stay,... Continue Reading →

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