The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka – Review

Surprisingly, I love this TV show called Gilmore Girls which aired like a year after I was born. One of my friends recommended this show to me and I thought I would not enjoy it because of how mundane it was. Truly, I find that nothing major has happened since season one but I watch it […]

Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley – Review

  A couple weeks ago I was browsing free ebooks on my phone and landed on Frankenstein. Although I’ve obviously heard of Frankenstein I have never read it nor did I think I would want to read it, since the premise of the novel did not seem to my great interest. But I can affirm […]

Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen – Review

Author: Jane Austen  Publisher: Penguin English Library  Publication date: November, 2012 (Original edition in 1817) Pages: 247 Price: $14.99 CAD (Paperback) at Indigo Books & Music Online Synopsis  ‘To look almost pretty, is an acquisition of higher delight to a girl who has been looking plain the first fifteen years of her life, than a beauty from […]

The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson – Review

“First published in 1959, Shirley Jackson’s The Haunting of Hill House has been hailed as a perfect work of unnerving terror. It is the story of four seekers who arrive at a notoriously unfriendly pile called Hill House: Dr. Montague, an occult scholar looking for solid evidence of a “haunting”; Theodora, the lighthearted assistant; Eleanor, a friendless, fragile young woman well acquainted with poltergeists; and Luke, the future heir of Hill House. At first, their stay seems destined to be merely a spooky encounter with inexplicable phenomena. But Hill House is gathering its powers—and soon it will choose one of them to make its own.”