The Grapes of Wrath – John Steinback

The Grapes of Wrath is a passionate book, it’s Steinback accusing the society of wrongdoing and it leaves you with a deep sense of social injustice. Set in 1930’s, during the Great Depression- the story focusses on the Joad family. Focussing on just one family gives Steinback the opportunity to go in-depth into each family … Continue reading The Grapes of Wrath – John Steinback

No Ballet Shoes In Syria- Catherine Brunton

No Ballet Shoes in Syria is not the kind of book you would expect me to enjoy as thoroughly as I did. It is one of those very emotional stories, which if you are a softie like me, can quite easily reduce you to tears.  However, the book's driving pace and exhilarating climaxes glued my … Continue reading No Ballet Shoes In Syria- Catherine Brunton