Lanterns and Hardbacks

The reviews and musings of a twenty-something bibliophile


4.5 stars

The Charioteer by Mary Renault

4.5 stars Spoiler warning: this review contains spoilers; if you wish to avoid them, please return to this review once you have finished the book. In the days since I finished this book I have wondered how on earth I... Continue Reading →


The Price of Salt (Carol) by Patricia Highsmith

4.5 stars Spoilers have been written in white text which can be read by highlighting the relevant passage. A beautiful book about love, infatuation and growing up. Therese is a likeable character from the start, sweet and yet quite gutsy... Continue Reading →

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