Desdemona

Title: Desdemona Writer: Toni Morrison Publishing House: Oberon Books Date of Publication:  July 18th 2012 Rating: 2 stars ‘’My name is Desdemona. The word, Desdemona, means misery. It means ill fated. It means doomed.’’ Othello is one of the most famous, most discussed and most problematic plays of the Bard.The questions it has raised through the centuries are endless….

MACBETH

Title: Macbeth Writer: Jo Nesbø House of Publication: Penguin Random House, Hogarth UK Date of Publication: March 15th 2018 Ratings: 5 stars ‘’A seagull swept in over Fife through the silence and moonlight under a cloud-free night sky. Below, the river shone like silver. On the west of the river- like an immense fortress wall- a steep black mountain rose to…

Macbeth

‘’There’s husbandry in heaven; Their candles are all out.’’ This is a text that has been brewing inside my mind for quite some times. I started reading Jo Nesbø’s retelling of Macbeth  two days ago (quite interesting so far, by the way…) and it gave me the chance to reflect on a masterpiece that isn’t…

Dunbar

 Title: Dunbar Writer: Edward St. Aubyn  Publishing House: Penguin Random House   Date of Publication:October 24th 2017   Rating: 2.5 stars Time for a lesson in the History of Theatre and a few of the greatest actors of all time. Younger members of our beautiful community pay attention. You are about to learn what true acting means…The larger-than- life…