S3 Ep 3: Lolly Willowes by Sylvia Townsend Warner

This fortnight we are talking about the extremely neglected book Lolly Willowes by Sylvia Townsend Warner. It's a gem! Lolly Willowes was pubished in 1926 and is a wonderful portrayal of a woman forging her own path. This book is a treasure trove of feminist ideas, and it features gloriously sensory, sensual, tactile language. As … Continue reading S3 Ep 3: Lolly Willowes by Sylvia Townsend Warner

S1 Ep 2: Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones

Episode 2 carries on with some fairy tale motifs, as we explore another favourite: Howl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones. Some people may know this title because of the Studio Ghibli animated film of the same name, but trust us—watching the film is no substitute for reading this fantastic book.​As always, spoiler warning! Read … Continue reading S1 Ep 2: Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones