When I was posed the question: “Dawn, which authors, dead or alive, would you invite to a tea party?” I knew that my tea party would be the most epic, delicious, rambunctious … Continue reading
Who intrigues you more: the hero of a story, or the villain? It probably varies, depending on which story, but I bet if I asked you to name your … Continue reading
As has often been stated, the whole point about the bad guy is that he thinks he’s the good guy.
It was OK for Enid Blyton. She did a good line in out-and-out baddies, of course, and also in Bad Girls who could Make Good – Daphne and – … Continue reading
Ok… *deep breath*… Mansfield Park. I know, I know, I’m sorry Queen Austen but I hate the ending of this book with all the passion that is lacking in … Continue reading
When a Twist isn’t a Twist Lie With Me, by Sabine Durrant (warning: spoiler alert!) Since having my identical twin girls, I’ve returned to those nocturnal feeding schedules and fuzzy-brained … Continue reading
The last time John Buchan’s The 39 Steps graced our screens, it was in a 2008 BBC adaptation. The writer of the screenplay, Lizzie Mickery, seemed keen to return to … Continue reading