Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome ★★★★½

Swallows and Amazons is a wonderful, well-loved children's classic following the four Walker children during their family summer holiday to the Lake District in 1929. John, Susan, Titty and Roger are given permission by their mother and a telegram from their father to use the farm's boat, Swallow, to sail out to the island across the … Continue reading Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome ★★★★½

A Room with a View by E. M. Forster ★★★★

A Room with a View is a charming, wonderfully written love story set in Edwardian England, which made me laugh, smile and sometimes squirm. Lucy Honeychurch is a young girl trying to discover herself as she travels to Italy with her cousin, Charlotte Bartlett. Here she meets many different characters, including the lower-class, unconventional George … Continue reading A Room with a View by E. M. Forster ★★★★