The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling is a collection of short stories which centres around animals and people who are close to said animals. I wasn't previously aware of this, having watched only the Disney animated and live-action adaptations of this book. Each story ends with a song that relates to the story itself. Mowgli's … Continue reading The Jungle Book – Both In The Jungle and Out Of It
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Cloud Atlas is a book by David Mitchell. It is about six interlocking lives, and how they affect each other. The stories progresses according to time. For example, from the 1950s to the 21st century. The linking of the stories from one to another becomes stronger and more visible as the overall story progresses.
Philip Pullman's brilliant His Dark Materials trilogy is about a stubborn girl named Lyra Belacqua who travels to the North to save her friend from evil people who kidnap children and goodness knows does what with them. But that's only the plot of the first book, Northern Lights.
There are quite a number of books which do this, although often in a different way. The examples I'm using now are Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell, The Magicians by Lev Grossman, The Book Thief by Markus Zusak, and A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness.
Recently, I've been doing quite a bout of studying which was all a bit hurried and which I shall not mention again. On the happier hand, here are some recommendations!
In a world full of technological advancements and quirky social media platforms, Instagram rose up to be one of my favourite social media platforms. It's minimalistic dashboard, simple way of posting... I'm not a fan of all the upgrades (IGTV for one), but overall, it's quite good.