Thirst for love or Ai no Kawaki in Japanese, is Yukio Mishima's 1950 novel. This is extremely early in his writing career. This is his second major novel, the first being Confessions of a mask. Etsuko is a widow who lives with her father-in-law Yakichi in the Sugimoto household, after her husband passed away from … Continue reading Thirst for love by Yukio Mishima, book review.
In this novel by Stephen King, King continues the story of the Shining (1977). It's a sequel and follows the story of the young boy of the Shining, Daniel Torrance, often called Danny as a child, and Dan as an adult. He is the son of Jack Torrance: the caretaker of the Overlook Hotel who … Continue reading Doctor Sleep by Stephen King, book review
A brilliant novel that really draws you in. What I particularly like about this book is how King builds the character of Jack. Jack is not just a bad man, or a man who is flawed, but deeply troubled, as well as actually quite a sympathetic character who clearly adores his sometimes overly weak wife and his … Continue reading The Shining by Stephen King, book review