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  • Letters to Alice on First Reading Jane Austen

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    Letters to Alice on First Reading Jane Austen

    Alice, a student with green spiky hair, is an aspiring novelist. A child of the modern age, she recoils at the idea of reading Jane Austen. In a sequence of letters, Weldon examines the rewards of such study.

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  • Push

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    Push

    Precious Jones is a sixteen-year-old black girl who has never been out of Harlem. Here she tells the heart-rending story of her neglect and abuse, and of her own stubborn determination to acquire an education.

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  • Back Trouble

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    Back Trouble

    Bedbound and bored, Philip starts to write the story of his life. But the mundane catalogue of seaside holidays and bodged DIY, broken relationships and unspoken truths, reveals more surprises, both comic and touching, that he bargained for.

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  • Things Fall Apart

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    Things Fall Apart

    ‘Things Fall Apart’ tells the story of Okonkwo, an important man in the Igbo tribe in the days when white men were first on the scene. Okonkwo becomes exiled from his tribe, as a result of his pride and his fears, with tragic consequences.

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  • The People On the Street

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    The People On the Street

    One block of a Tel Aviv street is the starting point for Linda Grant’s exploration of the inner dynamics of Israelis, not the government and its policies, but the people. Iraqi shop keepers, teenage soldiers, mob bosses, Tunisian-born settlers, Russian scientists, the father of a suicide bomb victim and more.

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  • The Glass Castle

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    The Glass Castle

    This is a memoir of a successful journalist’s journey from the deserted and dusty mining towns of the American Southwest, to an antique filled apartment on Park Avenue. Jeannette Walls narrates her nomadic and adventurous childhood with her dreaming, ‘brilliant’ but alcoholic parents.

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  • Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart

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    Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart

    This guide to the text, setting ‘Things Fall Apart’ in its historical, intellectual and cultural contexts, offers analyses of its themes, style and structure. It provides exemplary close readings, presenting an up-to-date account of its critical reception and examines its afterlife in literature, film and popular culture.

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  • The Rachel Papers

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    The Rachel Papers

    Charles Highway, a precociously intelligent and highly sexed teenager, is determined to sleep with an older woman before he turns 20. Rachel fits the bill perfectly and Charles plans his seduction meticulously, sets the scene with infinite care – but it doesn’t come off quite as Charles expects.

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  • Saturday Night and Sunday Morning

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    Saturday Night and Sunday Morning

    This cult classic of working class life in post-war Nottingham follows the exploits of rebellious factory worker Arthur Seaton and is introduced by Richard Bradford.

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  • Never Let Me Go

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    Never Let Me Go

    Kathy, Ruth and Tommy were pupils at Hailsham – an idyllic establishment situated deep in the English countryside. The children there were tenderly sheltered from the outside world, brought up to believe they were special, and that their personal welfare was crucial. But for what reason were they really there?

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  • The Remains of the Day

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    The Remains of the Day

    During the summer of 1956, Stevens, the aging butler of Darlington Hall, embarks on a leisurely motoring holiday that will take him deep into the heart of the English countryside and thence into his past.

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  • The Millstone

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    The Millstone

    Rosamund Stacey is a young woman with a vast knowledge of literature and very little knowledge of life. When she finds herself pregnant after her only sexual encounter, she takes the brave decision to risk social stigma as an unmarried mother.

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