book review

Literary Escapades. Daphne du Maurier: ‘Rebecca’

Daphne du Maurier’s gothic mystery novel ‘Rebecca’ starts out as a lover’s lament. As the plot twists and turns, the mysteries and discoveries will increasingly horrify and stun even the best prepared reader. Be ready to have your entire concept of true love shattered before picking up this extraordinary book.

Literary Escapades. Annie Proulx: ‘Barkskins’

American author Annie Proulx is best known for her short story Brokeback Mountain (1997) and novel The Shipping News (1993), both of which have been adapted and received additional acclaim on the silver screen respectively. Barkskins (2016) is her newest and arguably most ambitious novel, reaching over 700 pages.