The Doll Factory by Elizabeth Macneal

Employed at a doll factory, Iris spends her days yearning for a better life. While her twin sister Rose appears satisfied with the drudgery that marks their days, Iris secretly harbours a desire to become a painter. One day, she gets invited to model for an artist of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, a society of unconventionalContinue reading “The Doll Factory by Elizabeth Macneal”

Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie

When the Orient Express is stranded due to a snowdrift and a passenger is found murdered in one of the cabins, the Director of the company tasks Hercule Poirot with solving the mystery before they arrive at their destination. Read if you like: mystery novels, stories set on train, large cast of characters, isolation tropeContinue reading “Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie”