1984 – Review

  The year 1984 has come and gone, but George Orwell's prophetic, nightmarish vision in 1949 of the world we were becoming is timelier than ever. 1984 is still the great modern classic of "negative utopia" -a startlingly original and haunting novel that creates an imaginary world that is completely convincing, from the first sentence … Continue reading 1984 – Review

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Hygge + Happiness: Books About Denmark

As I'm sure anyone who has wondered into a bookshop recently will know (or reads any lifestyle blogs, for that matter), almost every middle-class Brit is talking¬†about Denmark and hygge - myself included. Over the last few months publishers have been capitalising on the trend, with literal stacks of titles sporting the buzzword, offering cosiness … Continue reading Hygge + Happiness: Books About Denmark