Tags : victorian

Book Review: The Island of Doctor Moreau // H.G. Wells

Set in the Victorian age of new scientific discovery and experimentation, H. G. Wells’ novel is introspective and thought-provoking. It was received in a similar way to Stevenson’s Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde – the two books were published about a decade apart – and deals with much the same themes: how far new scientific progression […]Read More

Book Review: The Yellow Wallpaper // Charlotte Perkins Gilman

I’m obsessed with Penguin’s Little Black Classic’s range. Some of the most influential works of literature, for 80p? An absolute steal. My latest addition to my growing collection is Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s The Yellow Wallpaper. This book has interested me for a while now, and it has been on my reading list for an age; […]Read More