Category:

 Literary/Classics

Reading Level:1 Fiction
Awards:Longlisted for the 2019 Booker Prize

In this contemporary twist of Homer's ODYSSEY, in the mythic style of the Igbo literary tradition, Chigozie Obioma weaves a heart-wrenching epic about the tension between destiny and determination.
The second novel by the author of THE FISHERMEN (shortlisted ... read more

An Orchestra of Minorities

Category:

 Literary/Classics

Series:Popular Penguins
Reading Level:near fine

Arguably William Shakespeare's most influential play, Hamlet portrays a young Prince's dilemma in choosing between moral integrity and the need for revenge following the murder of his father. Dealing with themes of love, death and revenge, Hamlet is a rich and complex tragedy that continues to entertain audiences around the world today.

Hamlet  (Popular Penguin)
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Category:

 Literary/Classics

Awards:Short-listed for Australian Book Design Awards, Literary Fiction 2017 (Australia).

Renowned urban artist Shepard Fairey's new look for Orwell's classic dystopian taleOne of Britain's most popular novels, George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four is set in a society terrorised by a totalitarian ideology propagated by The Party. Winston Smi... read more

1984 (Text Classics)  Nineteen Eighty Four
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 Literary/Classics

Shalini will never forget her daughter Leila's third birthday party: it was the last time she saw her alive. Sixteen years have passed and Shalini's life is unrecognizable. Her husband gone: beaten and dragged from their home the night Leila disappeared. Shalini, once privileged, is now disgrac... read more

Leila

Category:

 Literary/Classics

Reading Level:1 Fiction

'YOU'RE NOT LOST. YOU'RE JUST LOOKING.
Augusta Hope has never felt like she fits in. At six, she's memorising the dictionary. At seven, she's correcting her teachers. At eight, she spins the globe and picks her favourite country on the sound of its name: Burundi. ... read more

The Other Half of Augusta Hope

Category:

 Literary/Classics

'Faulks is beyond doubt a master' Financial Times Here is Paris as you have never seen it before - a city in which every building seems to hold the echo of an unacknowledged past, the shadows of Vichy and Algeria. American postdoctoral researcher Hannah and runaway Moroccan teen... read more

Paris Echo

Category:

 Literary/Classics

From 2016 Man Booker longlisted Virginia Reeves comes a moving and riveting new novel about the head doctor of a mental institution whose marriage and job come under threat when he and a younger patient develop a relationship.   Doctor Ed Malinowski believes he has rea... read more

The Behaviour of Love

Category:

 Literary/Classics

Reading Level:1 Fiction

'I really am so very, very sorry about this,' he says, in an oddly formal voice... They strike the side of a grain silo. They are travelling at seventy miles per hour. A newborn baby is the sole survivor of a terrifying plane crash. She is raised in wealthy isolation by an overprotective... read more

The Porpoise

Category:

 Literary/Classics

Reading Level:1 Fiction
Awards:2019 Longlisted for the Booker Prize

From 'one of the most gifted writers working today' (New York Times) comes an audacious new novel about the bodies we live in and the bodies we desire. In Brexit Britain, a young transgender doctor called Ry is falling in love - against their better judgement - with Victor ... read more

Frankissstein: A Love Story

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Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell: Bloomsbury Modern Classics
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Category:

 Literary/Classics

Reading Level:very good
Awards:Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2018 Shortlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction 2019

Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2018In an unnamed city, middle sister stands out for the wrong reasons.
She reads while walking, for one. And she has been taking French night classes downtown. So when a local paramilitary known as the milkman begins pursuing her, she suddenly... read more

Milkman

Category:

 Literary/Classics

Reading Level:1 Fiction

It is Harvard in the early 1960s. Just off campus, Dr Timothy Leary plays host for his PhD students, laying on a spread of cocktails, pizza and LSD. Among the guests is Fitzhugh Loney, a psychology student, and his librarian wife Joanie. Married young, and both diligently and ungla... read more

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