Tag Archives: romance

The treachery of beautiful things

Seven years ago Jenny and her brother were walking home one evening when the trees moved, and took her brother. Ever since she has had to de [...]

Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre’s parents die when she is an infant, and she is taken in by her uncle. Her uncle also dies, after obtaining a promise from h [...]

A town like Alice

In post World War II England Jean Paget is tracked down by a solicitor. She is the only surviving member of a client of his, and so stands t [...]

The Scorpio Races

Near the village of Thisby on the island of Skarmouth lives Puck Connolly her two brothers. Her parents were killed a few years back, they w [...]
Books

The song of Achilles

I seem to be reading a lot of myths, and myth inspired fiction, at the moment. Last it was Norse myths, and not I’m on to Greek myths, [...]

Beauty and the Beast

IMDb Watched as part of this year’s Once Upon a Time Quest On-Screen I’d say almost everyone knows the plot outline to Beauty an [...]

Clash of the Titans

The film opens at sea, in a storm. A fisherman hauls in an ornate box and after prising it open finds a baby boy and his dead mother. He and [...]
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