‘Indignation’ is culturally relevant, intellectually challenging and written with wit as any book by Philip Roth. Is Marcus Messner truly a magnificent hero, or yet another insufferably flawed protagonist?
McNeill’s memoir can be interpreted as many things: a sensually macabre narration of BDSM play gone wrong, a cautionary tale on domestic abuse, or a voyeuristic portrayal of a woman discovering her darkest desires. Most certainly and above all, it is a rather scary and yet utterly fascinating story.
American author Judy Blume writes YA novels and has gotten into trouble for it repeatedly. While I am certainly not Blume’s target audience, I was not disappointed.
“Ours is essentially a tragic age, so we refuse to take it tragically.” English playwrite, novelist, rule-breaker and subject of numerous controversies, D. H. Lawrence died on March 2nd 1930. On the occasion of his recent… Read More ›
Welcome back to the Monthly Reviews series, where I chronologically list last month’s reads, along with a short reflexion and opinion regarding each book. Here’s what I read in November:
Welcome back to the Monthly Reviews series, where I chronologically list last months reads, along with a short reflexion and opinion regarding each book. Here’s what I read in October: