The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison – Book review and images to explore

Meet Claudia and Frieda, two sisters who desperately prayed for an unwanted, unborn babe to live; “so deeply concerned were we with the health and safe delivery of Pecola’s baby we could think of nothing but our own magic: if we planted the seeds, and said the right words over them, they would blossom, and everything would be all right. Continue reading The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison – Book review and images to explore

Book review: Life of Pi, a visual representation (part 2 of 2)

“The ship sank. It made a sound like a monstrous metallic burp.” His sojourn on the Pacific Ocean is one terrific roller coaster ride, punctuated by moments of profound insights and “beautiful starry nights, where with just two colours and the simplest of styles nature draws the grandest of pictures”. Continue reading Book review: Life of Pi, a visual representation (part 2 of 2)

About Pick Book

Launched in April 2018, this section is dedicated to books and to the people who love, read, buy and borrow books. Mostly dedicated to fiction (but not solely), I aim to entertain you by revisiting books from the past and introducing freshly baked ones. I will include writers from all over the globe but will primarily focus on books written in English (or translated into English) and Maltese. What about the title of the section? First, I will be picking books off the shelves. Secondly, ‘pick’ sounds like pic. As a child I used to rely heavily on illustrations to … Continue reading About Pick Book