Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen: comparing the series from the nineties and the movie from 2005 with the novel. Continúa leyendo Pride and Prejudice: Book vs. Series (1995) vs. Film (2005)
A review of One Day, one of my favorite books, my thoughts about the ending and a short comparison with the movie. Continúa leyendo One Day by David Nicholls: A Review
Sally Rooney’s Normal People: comparing the TV adaptation with the novel. Continúa leyendo Normal People: The Series is as Good as the Book
My thoughts on Me Before You and its sequels by JoJo Moyes plus the film adaptation. Continúa leyendo Me Before You and Its Sequels: A Review
This blog post goes through the pros and cons of printed, e- and audiobooks. While people are different and some religiously stick to printed books, others rarely read from anything else than their e-reader. And then there’s the group that never sits or lies down to read but always does something else while listening to audiobooks. Many people use more than one of these ways … Continúa leyendo Printed books, e-books or audiobooks?
To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before is a YA series by the American author of Korean descent Jenny Han, published between 2014 and 2017. Lara Jean has two sisters, Margo and Kitty, and they live with their father, while their mom died years ago. Whenever Lara Jean is disappointed in love, she writes a love letter, addresses it and puts it in a box. … Continúa leyendo To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before: Books vs. Films
Sally Rooney is one of the few authors whose books I read that are millennials just like me; she’s actually less than three years older than me. This makes her words feel a lot closer to my own life and her characters much more relatable. She discusses the things that our generation wonders about daily and writes about them very naturally and beautifully. In this … Continúa leyendo Sally Rooney: Why You Should Read Her Novels
I first read Wuthering Heights last year, and if I had been unsure what my favourite book was until then, I’ve been absolutely certain ever since. Many books have made quite an impression on me, but none as big as Emily’s first and only novel. Emily Bronte was a brilliant writer, and I’m sorry she didn’t get to write more books. (This blog post contains … Continúa leyendo Love and Feminism in Wuthering Heights
(This «ranking» is obviously just my opinion!) I guess I first heard about the Brontës when I was in high school and then studied them properly at university (I studied English). However, I only started reading them last year (was too busy partying at uni, I guess). In this blog post, I don’t go into great details about the novels, but I do explain why … Continúa leyendo Which Brontë Sister Was the Best Writer?
Jane Austen is one of my all-time favourite authors. Her writing is beautiful and funny, her novels intelligent and observant, and many of her topics are still relevant today. In her works, she somehow managed to wonderfully mix love and devotion with feminism and courage, while describing the manners and customs of the society of that time. It’s interesting that someone who had never had … Continúa leyendo All Jane Austen Novels Ranked