I have decided to amalgamate the two books into one because I found people were buying the first book more than the second. I would like to thank everybody who bought EITHER of my books, but one book is only half the story. So here goes. It is slightly more expensive than the others, but the new full-length book cost less than buying the two books separately. For those of you who have already bought the first book, the second one will still be available for a while. Thank you so much for supporting me. By the way, they are available on Amazon worldwide, not just in the UK.
University of Sheffield in the sixties
“Well, what do you think of that, eh, Wendy? I did a good job there, didn’t I?” S, one of T’s flatmates, was standing in the doorway of the living-room, brandishing a kettle and glowing with pride. I had been sitting on the sofa, reading a book, when he burst in. The work for my English Literature course at university consisted mainly of reading, reading and more reading, relieved by a little light essay writing. What do you do when your tutor tells you that you have to read and analyse ALL of Shakespeare’s plays and sonnets, memorise lengthy soliloquies and commit to heart every tiny detail about his sources, his publishing history and his private life? And that was only one subject amongst many. Continue reading