ROA Week 2: Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell

May contain spoilers, so be aware if you’ve yet to read this gem. I enjoy talking to you. Your mind appeals to me. It resembles my own mind except that you happen to be insane. George Orwell, 1984. George Orwell’s famous dystopian novel takes place in a dark, dreary version of London. It’s protagonist, Winston,…

ROA Week 1: Whisky Wars, Riots and Murder by Malcolm Archibald

So week 1 is complete, finally. I say that like this book was a struggle but it wasn’t really, overall I really liked it. Archibald has a way of writing that makes history seem light-hearted, and easily digestible without taking anything away from the severity of the things he’s writing about. The book itself it…