Dracula – by Bram Stoker

Posted by Lawrence: Tweet Back #neverendinglibrary I am not sure that Bram Stoker would be mightily impressed with the modern incarnations of his hellish monster. The vampires today seem to devote much more of their time to pouting and preening than sating their unquenchable thirst for blood and murder. Though Stoker cannot be credited with […]

Letters From Father Christmas – By J.R.R. Tolkien

 Posted by Charlotte: Tweet Back #neverendinglibrary Charming doesn’t quite cover it for me on this one.  I first listened to Derek Jacobi reading this on ‘my first sony’, (I still have the cassette tapes) and what a magnificent actor to give voice to Tolkien’s living, breathing, letter-writing and present-giving Father Christmas. His voice shifts from wilful […]

North and South – By Elizabeth Gaskell

Posted by Stevie: Tweet Back #neverendinglibrary Be warned, this ebook was reviewed by a hopeless romantic who enjoys wearing British cotton, and only British cotton. For those of you who long for more than the niceties of Jane Austen but still love a good period classic then Gaskell is the author for you. Set in […]

The Odyssey – Homer

Posted by Lawrence: Tweet Back #neverendinglibrary If you ever had a burning desire to find what happened to Sean Bean’s character after the events in the film Troy, this book has the answer.  However, before you dive right in and get your Odyssey on, I suggest that you go home, read the Iliad, and feed […]