Written in 1931, long before Orwell’s ‘1984’, is this future dystopia becoming more and more a probability?
The recent television production of Atwood’s dystopia has overshadowed the quality of her actual book. Come and discover what she really said and what the implications are.
Here we witness the terrible consequences of ‘hubris’: the elderly Lear’s belief in his own rightness and his actual total failure to read basic human nature.
A discussion of the works of two of Britain's greatest poets, the story of whose tragic lives has all too often overshadowed the beauty of their work.
Recently made popular by television, this is the novel that made Thackeray a household word. Let’s enjoy Becky Sharpe and her worldly progress through unscrupulous ambition.
An Italian medieval murder mystery with a Sherlock Holmes-like monk hero and an esoteric puzzle at its core. Come and enjoy a different type of Baskerville.