Atonement – Book Review

While I write about The Couch as a place where we read and watch movies – and through them jump into alternate worlds and realities and have wild adventures – there is also another type of adventure/awesome discovery that the couch offers: the adventure of falling in love. The most cliched (and rightly so) adventure…

The Old Man and the Sea – Book Review

This week on The Couch, I took (what was meant to be) a relaxing trip to Havana. There I met an old man, an old fisherman, who regaled me with the rather dramatic tale of the time he hooked a monstrous marlin! Read all about it in the ‘Book Reviews’ tab, and right here!

Great Expectations -Book Review

This week on The Couch I took a trip back to Dickensian England: the sooty streets, the country full of convicts, and the people just as dirty and wild, as I curled up with a classic. I met with Pip and learned all about his childhood and his mysterious patronage that would allow him to…

Brideshead Revisited – Book Review

This week on the Couch, things got charismatic and a little dispiriting as I met with some very rich and intriguingly eccentric people, only to watch their charm of youth wither and lead to unfulfilled lives. Gatsby, eat your heart out.. Read all about it on the ‘Book Reviews’ tab, and right here!