Monsters by Emerald Fennell

Sometimes murder is child’s play…. I read this in one sitting last night and my skin is still crawling – my mind feels slightly disconnected, altered somehow. Don’t let the Blyton-esque cover fool you. This is a dark, deeply disturbing portrait of childhood gone wrong, in the vein of The Wasp Factory and We NeedContinue reading “Monsters by Emerald Fennell”

The Merrily Watkins series by Phil Rickman and Midwinter of the Spirit on TV – a personal reaction

***Warning: contains spoilers*** I make no bones about it, but I have an obsession. Since accidentally discovering the latest title in this series – The Magus of Hay – I went back to the beginning  (The Wine of Angels) and worked my way through all twelve books. Then I did it again. And again. AndContinue reading “The Merrily Watkins series by Phil Rickman and Midwinter of the Spirit on TV – a personal reaction”