These days we love anti-heroes in all of their shades-of-grey glory, with everything from books, to tv shows and even movies showing a tendency towards darker and more dubious heroes and heroines. Anti-heroes may have been around for a long time – you only have to look at Shakespeare’s Macbeth and the Byronic heroes of the Brontë sisters to see their early incarnations – but it’s only been recently that their popularity has began to eclipse that of the classic, squeaky-clean hero. But why is that? What exactly is it… Read more »
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I'm Laura, a 23-year old bookworm, book blogger, and aspiring writer from the North West UK. Welcome to my blog Boats Against The Current where you'll find all my musings on books, literature, writing, and pretty much anything else that pops into my head!