Book review – Fahrenheit 451

Fahrenheit 451 may possibly be my favourite dystopian novel so far, and that's saying something. Each new novel, in its own way, is like a new piece of jewellery: fascinating and illuminating in its many facets, cut to perfection and shimmering with brilliance for the reader to admire. Dystopian novels, with their unique landscapes, brought … Continue reading Book review – Fahrenheit 451

Book review – The Tower of the Swallow

It's not as easy to write about this book as it was for its predecessors. Maybe that's because the saga is slowly nearing its end, and the characters are slowly reaching the zenith of their development. However, despite some questionable, and sometimes downright erroneous translation errors, The Tower of the Swallow is still, undeniably, a … Continue reading Book review – The Tower of the Swallow

Book review – Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage

There are a lot of good things to be said about Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage. I began reading the book yesterday afternoon, and finished it this evening. It's been a journey, I must say: quite a journey, during the course of which the effect on my soul has been just as … Continue reading Book review – Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage

Book review – Sword of Destiny

I'm facing some difficulty in writing about my experience with Sword of Destiny. To be honest, I am a little surprised, albeit pleasantly, at how the second collection of short stories featuring the witcher, Geralt of Rivia, does not shy away from emotion. Unlike other fantasy stories, where action and grandeur take centre stage, the … Continue reading Book review – Sword of Destiny