Japanese Mythology In Shadow Of The Fox

Today we’re taking a look at “Shadow of the Fox” by Julie Kagawa. Even from glancing at the cover you can immediately tell that the book is heavily inspired by Japanese culture: Beautiful cherry blossom graces the edges and two samurai-style swords are crossed behind the title. But we all know you can’t always judgeContinue reading “Japanese Mythology In Shadow Of The Fox”

Why We’re Reading Harry Potter In Latin

When one of us recently started a distance learning course in Classical Civilisation (as you do in an international lock-down), our newly assigned tutor remarked that the Classics currently seem to be enjoying a revival. And so we wondered to what extent Harry Potter, a book that reflects J.K. Rowling’s interest in the Classical world,Continue reading “Why We’re Reading Harry Potter In Latin”

Our Top 10 Books To Read Whilst Stuck At Home

Many people across the globe are currently having to spend a little extra time in the house, so we’ve rounded up some excellent reads to transport you off the sofa and whisk you away to magical castles, enchanted forests and occasionally a skeleton detective… #10 – Runemarks by Joanne Harris This incredibly witty novel transportsContinue reading “Our Top 10 Books To Read Whilst Stuck At Home”