The memoir of Susanna Kaysen herself, set in a McLean Hospital in 1967 where she was treated for depression and borderline personality disorder (bpd) for two years. Continue reading Girl, Interrupted – Susanna Kaysen
Set within the glamorous backdrop of the 1920s prohibition era, The Great Gatsby is a tale of love and one mans desperate attempt to repeat the past.
Cult classic Death Note is set to get its own Netflix film adaptation which will be released onto the streaming service on August 25th and will star Paper Town’s Nat Wolff as the main character Light Turner. Continue reading Death Note Gets A New Movie
Imagine living your life as normal, but you have no memory of your life from birth to nine years old. You have small broken seemingly insignificant memories of your childhood, but that is all. This is the life of Melody Brown. 30-something single mother to a 17 year old son living in a council flat in London, who is just living life as normal until she starts having memories of a mysterious childhood she didn’t know she had.
The unbelievably moving tale of a recovering drug addict and the cat who helped to turn his owner’s life around.
A dark form of escapism comes with reading a dystopian novel, usually in the form of ‘well at least things aren’t THIS bad’.
We narrowed down our favourite five, in no particular order.
Imagine Beauty and the Beast. I mean it shouldn’t be hard, it’s hard to step outside without the classic fairytale assaulting you due to its star studded remake. And now you have it in your mind imagine what happens after the story is told, when Belle and the prince are left lying awake at night, tortured by that final battle with Gaston. And that is the start of A Court of Mist and Fury.