The Mad Women’s Ball, Victoria Mas

A historical novel centred around the institutionalised women of Paris, The Mad Women's Ball revolves around The Salpetriere Asylum in 1885 and the women there. Dr Charcot is known throughout Paris for his work and demonstrations of hypnotism on the women of the asylum, but these women are usually those that have gone against the… Continue reading The Mad Women’s Ball, Victoria Mas

Books I Read in 2021

2021 was a great year of reading for me. I really hit a great stride with my reading and the books I came across. Like my reading in 2020, I read a fair bit of poetry and discovered some new writers who I already have a list of their books that I want to read… Continue reading Books I Read in 2021

For the love of Antonia Fraser

For the pst few years, I have found myself infatuated with all books by the hand of Antonia Fraser. My inner history geek as been unleashed and I cannot devour enough of her work.  I kept seeing the name Antonia Fraser on recommended reads and in the history section of the bookstore I so often… Continue reading For the love of Antonia Fraser

Favourite Historic Reads Lately

This year I have read quite a few historic reads, which you'll now doubt get the low-down about in my year round up of what I have read. I'm the type of person that works through a few books at the same time and I always have at least one historic read on the go.… Continue reading Favourite Historic Reads Lately