The Coming of the Christ-Child: Detailed Analysis

About the author: Bessie Head was born to a mentally unstable white woman,┬áBessie Amelia Emery, and a black father who she never knew. Due to the racial taboo, and her mother's unstable state, she was adopted and grew up with different "coloured parents". Head faced a lot of problems in society due to her heritage, … Continue reading The Coming of the Christ-Child: Detailed Analysis

Murakami for Beginners: My Take on Birthday Girl

A few months ago, I was speaking to a friend about her reading habits when we came upon the subject of genres. She said "I read thrillers, romance, fantasy novels, Murakami," which utterly confused me as I had never heard this word before. When I asked her what it meant, she clarified, "He's a Japanese … Continue reading Murakami for Beginners: My Take on Birthday Girl