Fingersmith [BBC Adaptation] : a review

Fingersmith : A talented thief. Originally fingersmith meant anyone talented at using his/her fingers in any matter whatsoever. It evolved to mean someone talented at stealing. – Urban Dictionary One of the two protagonists of this 2005 two-part BBC mini-series, based on Sarah Waters’ Man Booker Prize nominated novel of the same name, is a fingersmith. … More Fingersmith [BBC Adaptation] : a review

Book Review : Toast

I used to be a waif-like girl with no particular interest in food, even though gourmands and amateur chefs surrounded me. Then I went to France…and then I took up a sedentary job profile for a year, which gave me time to think about my meals and start widening my food horizons. And somewhere along … More Book Review : Toast

Book Review : Confessions of a Jane Austen Addict

“…my entrée to Austen was via Colin Firth prancing around in tight pants for the BBC. “ I couldn’t help but identify with Courtney Stone, the main character of Laurie Viera Rigler’s “Confessions of a Jane Austen Addict.” It wasn’t till I discovered the BBC version of Pride and Prejudice and fell in love with Darcy … More Book Review : Confessions of a Jane Austen Addict