Muriel Spark, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie: It was very similar to carrying on a convoluted one-way conversation

This is the rambling story of Miss Brodie, who is a teacher of girls in the 1930’s. The whole of the book is spent bopping from 1 subject to the next and from 1 time frame to the next. It was very similar to carrying on a convoluted one-way conversation. You know the ones, where […]

Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck: Just as soon as I thought something interesting was going to happen, it didn’t.

Of Mice and Men was not really a good book. I got tired of reading. I thought it was really boring, it was pointless, and the action was nowhere to be found. I thought it was really, really boring. A book about two guys that need each other. People need each other everyday! When it […]