Throwback Thursday! Precious Bane by Mary Webb.

I was drawn to this novel because of my mum’s interest in Mary Webb’s novel Gone to Earth and the film adaptation starring Jennifer Jones. At the time I was writing my dissertation for my undergraduate degree in English Literature. I was writing about disability in 20th Century literature, but also developed an interest inContinue reading “Throwback Thursday! Precious Bane by Mary Webb.”

Throwback Thursday! A Song for Issy Bradley by Carys Bray.

Meet the Bradleys. In lots of ways, they’re a normal family:Zippy is sixteen and in love for the first time; Al is thirteen and dreams of playing for Liverpool. And in some ways, they’re a bit different:Seven-year-old Jacob believes in miracles. So does his dad. But these days their mum doesn’t believe in anything, notContinue reading “Throwback Thursday! A Song for Issy Bradley by Carys Bray.”