The Misanthrope- Moliere

The Misanthrope by Moliere is a play about manners and ethics of the French nobility. Alceste is a rather grumpy, off putting character who believes in personal integrity- in acting and talking to someone the same way as you talk and feel about them when they aren't there (no being polite to their face and … Continue reading The Misanthrope- Moliere

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The Pillars of the Earth

-by Ken Follett This book was leant to me by a friend who loves historical fiction, with theĀ  praise of being her favourite book ever. Unexpectedly, it is about the building of a cathedral in twelfth century England. Spanning 50 years, it follows a group of key figures who are working towards the building of … Continue reading The Pillars of the Earth