Bea Reads: ‘Great Expectations’

Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

My rating: 8/10

One Sentence Verdict: A thoughtful and detailed coming of age story, Great Expectations is the story of a young boy yearning for love and recognition, and his encounters with a number of people who teach him that sometimes, ambition and expectations can be enough to live on (although more often it takes more than that!)

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Bea Reads: ‘Anne Frank’s Tales from the Secret Annex’

Anne Frank’s Tales from the Secret Annex by Anne Frank

My rating: 7/10

One Sentence Verdict: Lesser known writings from an extraordinarily brave young woman, this collection gives another insight into Anne Frank’s life and thoughts which we might not garner from her diary alone

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