Setting Archive : C18th

(I try to break stuff down by place and time. Doesnt always work but there you go)

Manon Lescaut
manon lescaut

Read online – Gutenberg This is a book I would never have picked up if not for the fact that […]

Frankenstein
Frankenstein

Just as with Dracula most of us are familiar with the story of Frankenstein and his creation, even if popular […]

Wedlock

Mary Eleanor Bowes was born in 1749. Her father was extremely wealthy and, unusually for the time, had her well educated. A most eligible young woman, not least because she was the richest heiress in C18th Britain. Her first wedding was nothing unusual for the time. Pretty loveless and to an older man it wasn’t a romantic love match. Her second, to a dashing young soldier, was. Mary Eleanor probably hadn’t intended to marry Andrew Robinson Stoney, but upon hearing that he had fought a duel for her honour and was laying on his deathbed wishing for nothing but her hand in marriage… well, who could resist that romance!

The Prestige [based on book]

I did like the film, but I couldn’t help feeling a little disappointed in it.

Marie Antoinette
The Black Moth

Written for in order to entertain a sick brother this is the first of Heyer’s books and was published when […]

Brotherhood of the Wolf

I just bought this on dvd after seeing many good reviews of it since its release. Plus, you know werewolf […]

Lose weight and die!

Okay, overly alarmist heading, but I gotta grab attentions somehow right? Anyways found this v interesting article in the Guardian, […]