So I’m over at Jason’s blog again, talking about my all-time favourite book – surprised I’ve been asked back? Hmnn, I don’t have a gun this time, so maybe that has got something to do with it? I’m talking about my favourite novel, the fantastic Great Expectations by the tremendously talented Charles Dickens.
Jason asked me some interesting questions, and I did branch out little, discussing themes and Victorian social problems and other great works of literature. Jason has added some great illustrations too, and the blog is gorgeous, take a peek!
I did manage to slip in, ever so subtly mind you, a discreet mention of my new book, Nightmare Asylum & Other Deadly Delights which is out with marvellous NTTK in February 2019!
Over to Mr. beech…
So, a classic of English literature. What do you love about it?
I do believe that Charles Dickens was a genius, but there are a couple of reasons I like the novel so much. Firstly, I think it has the best plot of any book I have ever read – it’s so engaging, complicated and has a fabulous revelation, which ties up the actions of the seemingly unconnected characters and different strands of the plot! Not only has Pip been deluded about his benefactor; he has placed his trust in a future which doesn’t exist, believing that steel-hearted Estella was meant to be his wife…read more