Category: Books

Animal Farm - The Picture of Dorian Gray - The War of the Worlds

Allegory

By: Nicola
Posted: 09th July 2021
Category: Literature

Literature has long been used as a subversive way to criticise political systems, leaders and societal norms.

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Neuschwanstein Castle

Real Life Literary Locations

By: Nicola
Posted: 25th June 2021
Categories: Books, Travel, Vampires

While we can still travel via literature, I thought I’d compile a list of real life places you can visit which appear in some of the books on sale at William Shakesbeer.

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UEFA Euro 2021

Five Reads for Euro 2021 Widows/Widowers

By: Nicola
Posted: 16th June 2021
Categories: Books, Life Style, Top Five

Whether you’ve got the UEFA app on your mobile, or you want to punch the next person you hear singing, “Football’s Coming Home,” there’s no denying it’s difficult to avoid this particular football tournament during the month of June.

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Jacqueline Wilson

Five Fun Facts About Jacqueline Wilson

By: Nicola
Posted: 21st May 2021

Who doesn’t love a good children’s book? Here are five fun facts about the much-loved children’s author, Jacquline Wilson.

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reading self-care

Self Care

By: Nicola
Posted: 13th May 2021
Categories: Books, Life Style

Happiness can be an elusive concept at the best of times, never mind a year into a pandemic.

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Cultural Confusion

By: Nicola
Posted: 04th May 2021
Categories: Books, Spain

Sometimes I feel like the longer I live in Spain, the more it confuses me.

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¡Happy World Book Day / Dia de San Jorge / San Jordi!

By: Nicola
Posted: 23rd April 2021
Categories: Books, Spain

So, April 23rd is World Book Day, first started by UNESCO in 1995.

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Reading is good for you

Ten Reasons Why Reading is Good For You

By: Nicola
Posted: 16th April 2021
Categories: Books, Ten Facts

Why would anyone do something so archaic as reading a good-old-fashioned-book?

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Top 10 Places to Read a Book in Valencia

Top Ten Places to Read a Book in Valencia

By: Nicola
Posted: 06th April 2021
Categories: Books, Spain

So, now that you’ve purchased a real life book, where to go and enjoy it?

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Travelling Books

Travelling Books

By: Nicola
Posted: 16th March 2021
Categories: Books, Travel

No, I don’t mean which books you would take on your travels (if only! Travel, remember that?) Instead, I mean books which have allowed you to travel.

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