Snow White

Fairy tales for feisty girls

27 January 2018 9:00 am

This being the centenary of women’s suffrage, there’s an unmissable feminist aspect to children’s books right now. Stories about strong…

Racism, paedophilia and an inverted Snow White

2 May 2015 9:00 am

God Help the Child, Toni Morrison’s 11th novel, hearkens back to two of her earliest. Like The Bluest Eye, it…

Grimms’ fairy tales: the hardcore version

13 December 2014 9:00 am

Child murder, domestic slavery, abusive families, cannibalism and intergenerational hatred — what could be better for the festive fireside than…