Jacqueline Wilson is reinventing a Enid Blyton’s classic, but can new authors do justice to old favourites?
From ghosts and meddling staff to interesting decorating choices, the houses in these books make for great reading.
It’s a very modern version which gives the female characters more agency than in previous adaptations.
A new Netflix adaptation of Rebecca stars Lily James and Armie Hammer. The novel on which it is based, first published in 1938, explores domestic entrapment.
Wild coastlines, rich folklore and a sense that it’s a place unto itself, at once England and not, has made Cornwall the ideal setting for Gothic tales.
Hidden behind a photograph of the author about to dive into the sea, the new poems give is a picture of a young writer beginning to test out her ideas.
Once dismissed as a mere ‘love story’, Daphne du Maurier’s masterpiece has transfixed generations of readers.