View tag: swansea university

Book review: My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Tuesday 11th May 2021

My Dark Vanessa is one of the most harrowing novels I’ve read in a long time. The story of an abusive relationship between a 15-year-old girl and her teacher, it’s dark and disturbing, yet utterly compelling. Once you’ve read it you won’t be able to forget it. Vanessa Wye is an immature, awkward pupil at a US boarding school when her English teacher, Jacob Strane, starts to take an unsettling ...keep reading