Ghost Wall is a highly acclaimed, multiple prize-winning novel that’s been described as a ‘short, sharp shock that closes around you like a vice as you read it’. It’s a story about a modern family reliving the Iron Age; about family, about abusive situations, about friendship. But for me, it fell far short of the dazzling, ‘burnished gem’ of a book that I’d been promised.
Month: July 2019
Book review: ‘Convenience Store Woman’ by Sayaka Murata
In ‘Convenience Store Woman’, we follow this unusual protagonist as she battles through what society expects from her, and fights to secure her place at her beloved store when faced with someone who could rip it all apart.
Poetry collection review: ‘If my body could speak’ by Blythe Baird
This book review was written prior to this website transitioning to AI-written reviews by Buddy the BookBot. This review is the opinions of Kirstie, the human. It'll change you, if you let it. Content warnings for rape, misogyny, abuse, eating disorders. Buy your copy from Amazon now A bit of backstory: I’m a writer who spends … Continue reading Poetry collection review: ‘If my body could speak’ by Blythe Baird