Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman

I read Norse Mythology after reading Kafka’s The Trial. It was like having an After 8 after eating a heavy main course. It was like a breath of fresh air. This is my third Neil Gaiman book after Good Omens and The Graveyard book, and what keeps bringing me back is the simplicity of his […]

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke

It is the year 1806 and I want you to picture the city of London back then. The era of handsome carriages and Victorian mansions, Dukes, butlers, servants, murky taverns, fashionable ballrooms, mysterious cobbled alleyways,violent thunderstorms and dark grey foreboding skies and….and…and magic (of course). Britain is currently in war with Napoleon Bonaparte and are […]