Poetry Book Reviews

Ariel

Ariel is Sylvia Plath’s swansong, a final act of revenge for her husband’s infidelity and her reckoning with the world. This has been my first experience with Plath’s work and my goodness what a powerhouse! I didn’t know much about her before I picked up this book but I was blown away by her talent. What I loved most about …

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Horror Book Reviews, Short Story Collection Reviews

The Lottery and Other Stories

If there is one story that Shirley Jackson is most famous for it is The Lottery, which has been heavily studied, picked apart, and caused so much notoriety that it has completely overshadowed Jackson’s other short stories. It’s a shame really, because the collected works in this book are simply brilliant, there wasn’t a single story that I disliked. As …

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