• Random,  Top Ten Tuesdays

    Top Ten “Older” Books I Don’t Want People to Forget About

    Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created here at The Broke and the Bookish. This feature was created because we are particularly fond of lists here at The Broke and the Bookish. We’d love to share our lists with other bookish folks and would LOVE to see your top ten lists! In this list I included every book that can be taught at school, read on your own or found at a book shop but that, somehow seem to be forgotten by most readers out there! They are wide-known but little-read and I think they deserve much more attention than they usually get: 1. The Canterbury Tales by…

  • Theatre

    The Master Builder by Henrik Ibsen

    After English actress Gemma Arterton played Hilda Wangel in The Master Builder staging of 2010 I knew I had to read the play. Gemma is an outspoken feminist in that she demands better and less superficial roles for women in the industry. She said she loved Hilda from the very beginning and that playing her was a challenging experience. Gemma Arterton as Hilda back in 2010. From The Master Builder revolves around the title’s master builder, a middle-aged man who receives the visit of Hilda Wangel, someone from his past who he did not expect at all: she is asking for a kiss he promised her ten years ago.…