Freelance reader, writer and journalist
Rebecca Gilroy is from Aberdeen and has lived in Paris, Brighton and Seattle and is currently based in Peckham, London. She is a reader for various literary and book scouting agencies and provides full manuscript assessments for aspiring authors. She freelances book reviews and literary features, and proofs are very welcome.
As would be expected from a Ken Follett novel, The Evening and the Morning is long. It is 832 pages, weighing in at a whopping 1.042kg in hardback. While toning your forearms you can indulge this epic and turbulent story, with conventional bad guys who revel in victory after victory until the very end, whenContinue reading “The Evening and the Morning by Ken Follett”
We like to think of science and arts as being distinctly separate fields. Science is logic and reason, art is creativity and passion. You are this type of person, or this type of person. A Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens combined these two halves intoContinue reading “Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens”
Jeremy Cooper’s Bolt from the Blue documents the evolving relationship between artist and filmmaker Lynn Gallagher and her mother. Their story is told through a thirty-year postcard exchange, and while sometimes their conversations are affectionate, they can also be sharp, wounding and brutal. Cooper manages to flit across this spectrum with agility in a wonderfulContinue reading “Bolt from the Blue by Jeremy Cooper”