Here at BookTalk we are very much looking forward to our second ever online event, which discusses Jane Austen’s Emma. Emma is a text full of surprises. Today on the Blog, Dr Lyn Dawes introduces us to a crucial moment in the novel. In Chapter … Continue reading Donwell: ‘It was just what it ought to be, and looked what it was’.
Cardiff BookTalk follows up its season of science fiction and fantasy by turning to another popular genre: the literary thriller. Join us on the evening of Monday 11th February 2019 as we explore The Golden Orphans, the brand new novel by Cardiff author Gary Raymond.
On 10 July 1916, the 15th battalion of the Royal Welch Fusiliers attacked Mametz Wood in northern France. Their assault was part of the recently launched Somme offensive, and followed the now familiar method of British attacks over this period. Walking in four lines across … Continue reading Owen Sheers on In Parenthesis
Current Cardiff undergraduate Caitlin Coxon offers some thoughts on Florence and Giles, one of the books featured in our March BookTalk event.
Current Cardiff undergraduate Caitlin Coxon offers her reaction to Julian Barnes’s The Sense of an Ending, the subject of our February BookTalk.