Rethinking the Ripper with The Five – Hallie Rubenhold

The narrative surrounding the women killed by Jack the Ripper pretty much begins and ends at ‘they were just five prostitutes’. Hallie Rubenhold is here to change that. Giving a voice to the voiceless, Rubenhold’s meticulously researched work aims to set the record straight. Divided into five parts – ‘Polly’, ‘Annie’, ‘Elizabeth’, ‘Catherine’ and ‘Mary-Jane’Continue reading “Rethinking the Ripper with The Five – Hallie Rubenhold”

Girl, Woman, Other – Bernardine Evaristo

No-one sums up Bernardine Evaristo’s novel quite like the author herself: ‘this is about being together’ It’s my first five-star review! I would like to begin by requesting that if you have not yet read this book, please go and put it on your list right now. Please. Bernadine Evaristo’s Girl, Woman, Other is theContinue reading “Girl, Woman, Other – Bernardine Evaristo”