On Being Haunted by Victor Hugo

This story begins over 10 years ago when I was still at school. We had a series of big exams coming up that would decide the level of the classes we would be in for the next three years (Higher, Intermediate or Lower). Naturally, everyone was in a panic. There’s that concern that if you’re […]

Crime and Punishment Review

Initial Thoughts: For a start, this is so easy to read, not at all what you’d expect in that regard. I also found the main character Raskolnikov easy to root for at first… (later not so much!) Best Bits: Dostoyevsky is the master of tension building. He really makes you feel all the fear and […]