IZZY DOCKERY travels across Europe by exploring the novels of E.M. Forster, Sally Rooney and Nikolai Leskov. Since embarking on my previous literary excursion, the coronavirus pandemic in the UK has calmed down enough for lockdown to have eased. This allowed many of us to enjoy the July sun and catch up with the friends we hadn’t seen in months. The easing of lockdown has come as a relief to many, particularly those in overcrowded households amongst other difficult situations, who are now able to leave their homes and gain space from their families or cohabiters. Despite the recently lifted restrictions, however, I, like many others, am still hesitant to travel. Between navigating social distancing rules and remaining cautious about exposing myself and others to the virus, I have decided to stay put and continue my literary journey, now shifting my gaze towards Europe. Having lived in Europe all my…Continue Reading

Travelling through literature 2/3 – Europe