Category: Dark Academia

  • Ninth House – by Leigh Bardugo

    After realising that long-awaited Hell Bent, second book of the Alex Stern series, had now been published, I decided to re-read (or re-listen) the first volume before diving into its continuation. I remember enjoying Ninth House the first time I read it, even though with some reservations, and going back to its horrifically magical Yale proved to be an intense but captivating journey.

  • Babel – by R. F. Kuang

    Babel is one of those books that seem to be tailored to my personal likings. Language as a plot point? Check. Meaningful social commentary? Check. Well crafter worldbuilding, morally gray characters, dark academia that is dark in more than its aesthetic? Check, check, check. As soon as it was available, I had to get it […]