When Berghain & Britney Spears Collide – Reading ‘Other People’s Clothes’ by Calla Henkel

Art imitates life in Calla Henkel’s dark and brilliant debut novel. I am very rarely drawn to thrillers, but after reading ‘Other People’s Clothes’ I can 100% feel the beginning of a crime novel phase. ‘2009. Hoping to escape the pain of the recent murder of her best friend, art student Zoe Beech finds herselfContinue reading “When Berghain & Britney Spears Collide – Reading ‘Other People’s Clothes’ by Calla Henkel”

Agnes Shakespeare, An Icon – Reading Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell

A stunning insight into the people surrounding the most famous writer in the English-speaking world, Hamnet is a novel like no other. When I picked up Hamnet I had no idea that I’d be delving into the world of William Shakespeare and family, specifically the death of his 11 year-old son, Hamnet, which went ontoContinue reading “Agnes Shakespeare, An Icon – Reading Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell”