• September Book of the Month: Senlin Ascends

    If you’re a book lover, or even just a book peruser, I am sure you can recognise the despair that comes when looking for the next book to pick up. University is a busy time, and you don’t want to waste hours on a mediocre story. And yet, every...
  • December Book of the Month: The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle

    An exploration of both human suffering and surrealist universes, Haruki Murakami’s acclaimed masterpiece, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle is a confusing yet fascinating experience which is sure to surprise you with every page. “A surrealist detective story, following how one man’s somewhat pitifully mundane life spirals into a violent and erotic...
  • Arts Feature: Do you know the Brontë Brothers?

    Unless you are a literature student specialising in the 19th-century gothic genre – you probably aren’t familiar with the names Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell, no? Try Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Brontë… hopefully these ring a bell (pardon the pun). The sisters are responsible for some well-known novels such...
  • Creative Corner- ‘Fantasy’ Showcase

    In this month’s poetry showcase we focused on the theme ‘Fantasy’- be it a secret crush in a coffee shop line or a D&D adventure! The Power of Fantasy We sit together around our fading campfire, sharing in the adventures of heroes we will never get to see; heroes...
  • August Book of the month

    TITLE: The Queen of the Tearling AUTHOR: Erika Johansen GENRE: Fantasy PUBLISHER: Harper Collins PUBLISHED: 2014 PAGES: 488   This novel has been on my to-read list for a very long time, and it certainly didn’t disappoint! As Johansen’s debut novel, and the first of a trilogy series, The...
  • Film Review – Tale of Tales

    Matteo Garrone’s Tale of Tales is unlike any fairytale movie you’d have ever seen. A mishmash of the fantasy, horror and supernatural genres, it is considerably dark, sinister and a far cry from the Disney classics we’re perhaps more used to. Not darker like many Disney live action productions...