Till We Have Faces: A Myth Retold by C. S. Lewis

I first started reading this book almost a year ago. I’m glad I didn’t continue reading it back then, I’m sure I wouldn’t have appreciated it as much then as I did now. Till We Have Faces is a retelling of the myth of Cupid and Psyche and if you haven’t the slightest clue whatContinue reading “Till We Have Faces: A Myth Retold by C. S. Lewis”

Little, Big by John Crowley

My third read for the Once Upon a Time Challenge is a fairy tale of sorts. Neil Gaiman called Little, Big one of his favourite books in the world and I do know why. The book is massive, not in size but in scope and delightfully intricate, the kind of book that slowly makes itsContinue reading “Little, Big by John Crowley”

The Folklore of Discworld by Terry Pratchett and Jacqueline Simpson

I’ve been on too long a break. This has been lying in my drafts, sad and unfinished for a while now. It is only fair to post it on my favourite author’s sixty-fifth birthday. Do I have to say it? Discworld is awesome and even if it seems impossible, this book is just as awesome. IContinue reading “The Folklore of Discworld by Terry Pratchett and Jacqueline Simpson”

Ragnarok: The End of the Gods by A.S. Byatt

I must say, this was a great start to Once Upon a Time VII. Join the challenge here. When I saw this at the book store, I immediately bought myself a copy, even though I knew nothing about Ragnarok (the Norse Armageddon) and very little about Norse mythology in general. Why? Well, firstly, it’s part ofContinue reading “Ragnarok: The End of the Gods by A.S. Byatt”