March 28, 2020

The Prime Minister’s most recent announcement has made it clear that in no uncertain terms must people leave their houses, unless it is an absolute necessity. For the foreseeable future, we are all under house arrest for the safety of ourselves and also the sick and el...

March 10, 2020

Divergent is famous for more than just Theo James and Shailene Woodley’s portrayal of the celebrated characters Tobias Eaton (Four) and Beatrice Prior. A huge theme in this series is that of identity and the consequences of the failure to assimilate into one’s socially...

February 29, 2020

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Starting University is, for nearly all of us, a scary time. However, there is a surprising lack of genre fiction tapping into those fears and discomforts. Julia Ducournau’s 2016 film Raw is a rare exception. InQuire was recently contacted by Rache...

February 13, 2020

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‘What’s your road man? – holyboy road, madman road, rainbow road, guppy road, any road. It’s an anywhere road for anybody anyhow.’

Jack Kerouac was able to turn the dull into the extraordinary. Sal Paradise, a fictional inspiration for...

February 12, 2020

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Now that we’re entering a new decade, looking back at the books we loved seems like a fever dream. From baffling phenomena like Fifty shades of Grey to the plethora of dystopian YA novels, the Twilight series is perhaps the most iconic romance t...

February 12, 2020

Talk. Questions. Book signing.

Repeat. Many authors have an incredible ability to make even the most interesting of books seem absolutely mind-numbing when it comes to book events. However, Angus Rorison’s recent event at Waterstones Canterbury completely re-invented t...

Paper, flyers, magazines, pamphlets, newspapers and stickers are expanding their limits of use in this new artistic endeavour. 

‘Zines’ (pronounced like the end of ‘magazines’), are low cost DIY publications that are used as a form of artistic expression. Growing in pop...

January 29, 2020

The 4th Entry in InQuire's series spotlighting University of Kent students' favourite books of the 2010s.

I believe that books, once they are written, have no need of their authors. If they have something to say, they will sooner or later find readers; if not, they won...

January 22, 2020

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Recently, there’s been a trend on Netflix of making movies that are based on specific kinds of books, namely those which began on a site called Wattpad. For the purposes of this article, I think I should share that I grew up readi...

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