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How to Survive Everything
2021 || Paperback || Ewan Morrison || Saraband
"One of the most provocative, intelligent and original novelists working in Britain today." Irvine Welsh. My dad taught us to be prepared for whatever was coming. He said we should know the facts about how long we could survive without food, water or fresh air, and to remember that we couldn't live at all without hope.
It was better, he said, to be ahead of the game. Better to be ten years too early than one minute too late. That's why he did what he did, on that morning ...
Inspired by her f...
Aspects of the United Kingdom
British History, Culture and Society for Learners of English
Paperback || Francis O'Brien || Hogeschool Rotterdam
Aspects of the United Kingdom offers students of English and EFL teachers essential information about the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Readers will learn about the history and cultures of the nations of the British Isles and see how they have helped shaped the country today. There is also a focus on contemporary Britain, offering the student an understanding of hot-topic issues in the UK.
Topics covered are:
- Cultures and Identities of the nations of the United Kingdom
- Peoples of the ...
Lady Chatterley's Lover
2022 || Paperback || D. H. Lawrence || Penguin Books
Banned and vindicated, condemned and lauded, Lady Chatterley's Lover is D.H. Lawrence's seminal novel of illicit passion and forbidden desire. Lady Constance Chatterley feels trapped in her sexless marriage to the Sir Clifford.
Paralysed in the First World War, Sir Clifford is unable to fulfil his wife emotionally or physically, and encourages her instead to have a liaison with a man of their own class. But Connie is attracted instead to Oliver Mellors, her husband's gamekeeper, with whom she...
2007 || Paperback || Toni Morrison || Vintage Publishing
Discover Toni Morrison's most iconic work in this Pulitzer-prize winning novel that exemplifies her powerful and important place in contemporary American literature. 'An American masterpiece' AS ByattIt is the mid-1800s and as slavery looks to be coming to an end, Sethe is haunted by the violent trauma it wrought on her former enslaved life at Sweet Home, Kentucky. Her dead baby daughter, whose tombstone bears the single word, Beloved, returns as a spectre to punish her mother, but also to el...
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
2012 || Paperback || Twain, Mark || Penguin Books
The Penguin English Library Edition of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain 'I'm unfavorable to killin' a man as long as you can git around it; it ain't good sense, it ain't good morals. Ain't I right?' The original Great American Novel, an incomparable adventure story and a classic of anarchic humour, Twain's masterpiece sees Huckleberry Finn and Jim the slave escape their difficult lives by fleeing down the Mississippi on a raft. There, they find steamships, feuding families, an...
It's Kind of a Funny Story
2007 || Paperback || Ned Vizzini || Disney Book Publishing Inc.
Like many ambitious New York City teenagers, Craig Gilner sees entry into Manhattan’s Executive Pre-Professional High School as the ticket to his future. Determined to succeed at life, which means getting into the right high school to get into the right college to get the right job.
The Handmaid's Tale
The iconic Sunday Times bestseller that inspired the hit TV series
2018 || Paperback || Magaret Atwood || Random House
The Republic of Gilead offers Offred only one function: to breed. If she deviates, she will, like dissenters, be hanged at the wall or sent out to die slowly of radiation sickness. But even a repressive state cannot obliterate desire - neither Offred's nor that of the two men on which her future hangs.
Brilliantly conceived and executed, this powerful evocation of twenty-first century America gives full rein to Margaret Atwood's devastating irony, wit and astute perception.