Literaire werken - Engels (19)
Een selectie van Engelse literaire werken die relevant kunnen zijn voor een studie Engels.
To Kill A Mockingbird
Paperback || Harper Lee || Cornerstone
'Shoot all the Bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a Mockingbird.'Lawyer Atticus Finch gives this advice to his children as he defends the real mockingbird of Harper Lee's classic novel - a black man charged with the rape of a white girl.
Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
Paperback || Mark Haddon || Vintage Publishing
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is a murder mystery novel like no other. The detective, and narrator, is Christopher Boone. Christopher is fifteen and has Asperger's Syndrome.
He knows a very great deal about maths and very little about human beings. He loves lists, patterns and the truth. He hates the colours yellow and brown and being touched.
He has never gone further than the end of the road on his own, but when he finds a neighbour's dog murdered he sets out on a terrif...
Paperback || Spiegelman, Art || Penguin Books
The Complete Maus by Art Spiegelman - the Pulitzer prize-winning Holocaust survivor story'The most affecting and successful narrative ever done about the Holocaust' Wall Street Journal'The first masterpiece in comic book history' The New YorkerThe Pulitzer Prize-winning Maus tells the story of Vladek Spiegelman, a Jewish survivor of Hitler's Europe, and his son, a cartoonist coming to terms with his father's story. Maus approaches the unspeakable through the diminutive. Its form, the cartoon ...
The Best American Short Stories of the Century
Paperback || John Updike & Katrina Kenison || Houghton Mifflin
Since the series' inception in 1915, the annual volumes of The Best American Short Stories have launched literary careers, showcased the most compelling stories of each year, and confirmed for all time the significance of the short story in our national literature. Now THE BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES OF THE CENTURY brings together the best of the best - fifty-five extraordinary stories that represent a century's worth of unsurpassed accomplishments in this quintessentially American literary g...
Paperback || monica ali || Transworld
SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE'Written with a wisdom and skill that few authors attain in a lifetime' Sunday TimesStill in her teenage years, Nazneen finds herself in an arranged marriage with a disappointed older man. Away from her Bangladeshi village, home is now a cramped flat in a high-rise block in London's East End. Nazneen knows not a word of English, and is forced to depend on her husband.
Confined in her tiny flat, Nazneen sews furiously for a living, shut away with her buttons...
Lord of the Flies
Paperback || Golding, William || Faber & Faber
First published in 1954, Lord of the Flies is now recognised as a classic, one of the most celebrated and widely read of modern novels. This edition, which includes an introduction and notes by Ian Gregor and Mark Kinkead-Weekes, meets the demand for its use in schools and its prescription by numerous examining boards. In compiling the notes they have borne in mind the needs of younger readers not only in this country but overseas.
The Bell Jar
Paperback || Sylvia Plath || Faber & Faber
I was supposed to be having the time of my life. When Esther Greenwood wins an internship on a New York fashion magazine in 1953, she is elated, believing she will finally realise her dream to become a writer.
Never Let Me Go
Paperback || Kazuo Ishiguro || Faber & Faber
In one of the most memorable novels of recent years, Kazuo Ishiguro imagines the lives of a group of students growing up in a darkly skewered version of contemporary England.
Hate U Give
Paperback || Thomas, Angie || Walker Books
Movie tie-in edition of the No. 1 New York Times bestseller.
Now a major motion picture from Twentieth Century Fox, starring Amandla Stenberg
No. 1 New York Times bestseller
"A classic in the making." The Times
"Places a spotlight on Black Lives Matter." Stylist
"Passionate and uncompromising." The Observer
"A must-read." The Pool
"Outstanding." The Guardian
Read the book that inspired the movie! Sixteen-year-old Starr lives in two worlds: the poor neighbourhood where she wa...
The Picture of Dorian Gray
Paperback || Wilde, Oscar || Alma Books
Includes pictures, notes and an extensive section on Oscar Wilde's life and works. Dorian Gray is having his picture painted by Basil Hallward, who is charmed by his looks. But when Sir Henry Wotton visits, and seduces Dorian into the worship of youthful beauty with an intoxicating speech, Dorian makes a wish he will live to regret: that all the marks of age will now be reflected in the portrait, rather than on Dorian's own face. The stage is now set for a masterful tale about appearance, rea...