Review Catch-up #1 - Mixed Fiction

It’s that time again: time to scramble up some reviews of books read over the last year that I never had time (or brain energy) to discuss before. I even have a couple from 2015 that I didn’t get around to, oh dear. This is all part of my pledge-to-self to review every book I […]

Review: Oresteia

Oresteia by Aeschylus Translated by Christopher Collard Oxford World Classics 2008 (2002) Trade Paperback 320 pages Classics; Plays; Greek Tragedy

Oresteia is the only surviving trilogy of Greek tragedy plays, performed in 458 BCE – two years before Aeschylus’s death in 456 BCE. This review summarises all three plays as a trilogy, and because I […]

Review: A Raisin in the Sun

A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry Vintage Books 1994 (1958) Mass Market Paperback 151 pages Play; Classics

There are more than a few established classics that I had never heard of until I did my teaching degree here in Canada. Since everyone else had come through the Canadian school system, they were very […]