The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

When a plane crash lands in the Sahara Dessert, the pilot is left stranded without help. He soon meets the Little Prince, a peculiar persona who awakens the child-like curiosity within him. The Little Prince is one of the most hyped classic novels. I distinctly remember reading in multiple reviews that it’s not just meantContinue reading “The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry”

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Victor Frankenstein is an exuberant student of natural philosophy, eager to explore the science behind the various phenomenon. When his studies propel him further into the folds of life and creation, Victor’s desire to achieve the impossible manifest in the form of a creature he brings to life. Horrified by the grotesque appearance of theContinue reading “Frankenstein by Mary Shelley”

Agnes Grey by Anne Brontë

Anne Brontë’s classic novel, Agnes Grey, is a semi-autobiographical account of the young woman’s experiences working as a governess. The book is set in Victorian Bath and gives the reader a glimpse of Brontë’s far-reaching outlook on life and society. When Agnes sets out to work in the capacity of a governess at some wealthyContinue reading “Agnes Grey by Anne Brontë”

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Nick Carraway’s move to Long Island becomes a drastically intriguing experience when he comes to learn of his enigmatic neighbour, Mr Gatsby. From glamorous parties to eccentric acquaintances, Nick’s life takes on a different flavour. Despite the rumours surrounding Gatsby’s identity, Nick realises that his neighbour is not what society has pegged him to be.Continue reading “The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald”