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Daphne du Maurier: Jamaica Inn

Author: Daphne du Maurier Title: Jamaica Inn Press: Virago Prizes: Date of publication: 1936 Date of purchase: November 2018 RRP: £8.99 Price of purchase: Free thanks to my wonderful friend Jules (check out her blog it’s much cooler than mine http://www.booksarejules.com) Reading time: 3 days Rating:   9.5 I could not stop reading this book. It …

The Simply Un-Put-Down-able

Having just steamed through Daphne du Maurier’s Jamaica Inn I felt it was time to consider what other books have fallen into this category for me. I rabitted on and on about this book the whole time I was reading it (thank you to my patient pal). So I began to wonder, what other books have turned me into a one-woman …

Diversity in Publishing with Jazzmine Breary (@jreadsalot) and Frances Mensah Williams (author of From Pasta to Pigfoot)

Chamamanda Adichie’s TED Talk on ‘the danger of the single story’ is incredibly powerful and was an excellent introduction for me into the issue of ethnic diversity in publishing. The point: how important it is for people to read themselves in stories but also the power of publishing to reinforce narratives and the moral imperative …