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Literaire werken - Engels (6)

Een selectie van Engelse literaire werken die relevant kunnen zijn voor een studie Engels.

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Understanding Comics

The Invisible Art

2001 || Paperback || Scott McCloud || HarperCollins

The bestselling international classic on storytelling and visual communication "You must read this book." - Neil Gaiman Praised throughout the cartoon industry by such luminaries as Art Spiegelman, Matt Groening, and Will Eisner, Scott McCloud's Understanding Comics is a seminal examination of comics art: its rich history, surprising technical components, and major cultural significance. Explore the secret world between the panels, through the lines, and within the hidden symbols of a powerfu...

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Robinson Crusoe

Paperback || Daniel Defoe || HarperCollins

HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. 'It happen'd one Day about Noon going towards my Boat, I was exceedingly surpriz'd with the Print of a Man's naked Foot on the Shore.' Shipwrecked in a storm at sea, Robinson Crusoe is washed up on a remote and desolate island. As he struggles to piece together a life for himself, Crusoe's physical, moral and spiritual values are tested to the limit.

For 24 years he remains in solitude and learns to tame and ma...

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Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging

On Homecoming and Belonging

2017 || Paperback || Sebastian Junger || HarperCollins

From the author of THE PERFECT STORM and WAR comes a book about why men miss war, why Londoners missed the Blitz, and what we can all learn from American Indian captives who refused to go home. Tribe is a look at post-traumatic stress disorder and the challenges veterans face returning to society. Using his background in anthropology, Sebastian Junger argues that the problem lies not with vets or with the trauma they've suffered, but with the society to which they are trying to return.

One of...

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Private Peaceful

2020 || Paperback || Michael Morpurgo || HarperCollins

A stunning edition of this modern classic of World War One, featuring an introduction by the author and insightful testimonies from soldiers.

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Grass is Singing

2013 || Paperback || Doris May Lessing || HarperCollins

The Nobel Prize-winner Doris Lessing's first novel is a taut and tragic portrayal of a crumbling marriage, set in South Africa during the years of Arpartheid. Set in Rhodesia, `The Grass is Singing' tells the story of Dick Turner, a failed white farmer and his wife, Mary, a town girl who hates the bush and viciously abuses the black South Africans who work on their farm. But after many years, trapped by poverty, sapped by the heat of their tiny house, the lonely and frightened Mary turns to M...

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Year of Wonders

2002 || Paperback || Geraldine Brooks || HarperCollins

A young woman's struggle to save her family and her soul during the extraordinary year of 1666, when plague suddenly struck a small Derbyshire village. In 1666, plague swept through London, driving the King and his court to Oxford, and Samuel Pepys to Greenwich, in an attempt to escape contagion. The north of England remained untouched until, in a small community of leadminers and hill farmers, a bolt of cloth arrived from the capital. The tailor who cut the cloth had no way of knowing that t...