5 Classics of Literary Realism to Add To Your Bookshelf

What is Literary Realism?

What is literary realism? In this article, our author discusses the genre and recommends 5 classics of literary realism to get started with below! Realism is deeply entrenched in the veins of literature or any narrative. It goes beyond the specificities of a genre or style and even presents itself outside the realist framework. Whatever […]

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The Turn of the Screw (1898) Review: The Inspiration Behind Mike Flanagan’s The Haunting of Bly Manor

The Haunting of Bly Manor Series inspired by The Turn of the Screw

Henry James’ The Turn of the Screw has inspired several movie adaptations and a popular Netflix TV series by Mike Flanagan. Here, the author dives into the novella that oscillates between the supernatural and the psychical. Who doesn’t love a good old ghost story? Tales filled with macabre and sinister elements that let us project […]

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Did it Really Happen Like That? 15 Best Books With an Unreliable Narrator

Lolita–Vladimir Nabokov (1955)

Below is a subjective list of 15 very compelling reads featuring an unreliable narrator. They are bound to leave you grappling for the truth!  I neither expect nor solicit belief                              –Edgar Allan Poe, The Black Cat Trying to define an unreliable narrator leaves us tangled in the unenviable position of trying to explain a reliable […]

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