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In which my reading matter tackles Greek Gods, post-war England and transgender issues, with varying levels of success.

“The Edge of the Fall” by Kate Williams (Orion)

“The Goddess Test” by Aimee Carter (Harlequin Teen)

“The Danish Girl” by David Ebershoff (Weidenfeld & Nicolson)

“The Painted Veil” (2006)
Director: John Curran
Written by: Ron Nyswaner (based on the novel by W. Somerset Maugham)
Production companies: Bob Yari Productions

Main cast: Naomi Watts (Kitty Fane), Edward Norton (Walter Fane), Toby Jones (Waddington), Diana Rigg (Mother Superior), Liev Schreiber (Charlie Townsend), Anthony Wong (Colonel Yu).


“Waltz of the Snowflake” and “The Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy” by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com/)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

Christmas Background – Sebiche Argentino

Key words: transgender issues, greek mythology, persephone, hades, world war one, britain, stately home, colonialism, china, love, romance, period drama, independent film, denmark, art, painting, eddie redmayne, alicia vikander, 2016, 2015, winter