Last year the word ‘Jedi’ was added to the Oxford English Dictionary. Alongside the popularity of 'StarWars', the last decade has seen a huge increase in mainstream popularity of science-fiction, with many classics such as 'Dune' and 'Foundation' being adapted for audiences. It’s official: science-fiction is no longer the domain of geeks. Science-fiction is sexy. But what is driving this popularity?
The White Witch is an iconic villain, appearing again and again throughout the Chronicles of Narnia as she attempts to thwart Aslan’s plans. But I wonder what version of events she would give in regard to Aslan and the children who came to claim Narnia for themselves. Is she truly a cruel ice queen?
Fitzgerald’s novel documents the loves and lives of wealthy New Yorkers during the 1920’s Jazz Age. You won’t ever truly get to the bottom of Nick, Gatsby or Daisy - but second reading is essential if you want to get anywhere.