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Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

by Robert Louis Stevenson : Not satisfied with going through the routine motions and facades of daily life, Dr. Jekyll explores deeper into human nature. He experiments by separating the good from the evil with chilling results in the form of Mr. Hyde.... KEEP READING

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

by Ken Kesey : Patients and doctors alike are strictly ruled by the mostly cruel and repressive “Big Nurse” Ratched. Patients are kept under control through uncompromising routine, brain-deadening medication and electroshock therapy threats. That is…until McMurphy comes along and tries to undo everything Nurse Ratched has built up over the years. ... KEEP READING

A Kind of Intimacy

by Jenn Ashworth : Annie is more than a little overweight, lonely and hoping for a more meaningful future. A self-help book addict, she moves into a new home and sets out to be “neighbourly”, particularly with the man next door.... KEEP READING

One Hundred Years of Solitude

by Gabriel García Márquez : One Hundred Years of Solitude mingles fantasy and reality. Márquez sets the novel in Macondo, a town established by José Arcadio Buendía, and surprises us with a variety of happenings which stretch our imagination…... KEEP READING

Apartment 16

by Adam Nevill : In a well-to-do apartment block in London, an apartment stands empty for fifty years. Until one night when Seth, the watchman hears strange noises and goes in search of the cause. What he and Apryl find irrevocably changes their lives.... KEEP READING

The Virgin Suicides

by Jeffrey Eugenides : Set in early 1970s suburban America, “The Virgin Suicides” is as the title suggests about the suicides of sisters, the impact it has on the community in which they live and the mythology that builds up around their inexplicable actions. ... KEEP READING

The Book Thief

by Markus Zusak : Set in 1939, Liesel is brought to live with foster parents in Nazi Germany. Showing how beautiful moments can be found in an ugly time, she steals books and shares them with neighbours during bomb raids... KEEP READING

Anne of Green Gables

by Lucy Maud Montgomery : A classic novel, Anne of Green Gables entrances and captivates with a charming little girl at its’ centre. Longing to be loved, accepted and beautiful, her constant amusing chatter and inadvertent troublemaking endear her... KEEP READING

The Handmaid’s Tale

by Margaret Atwood : The Handmaid's Tale gives an eerie sense of what a future could be like, if we let the omnipresent powers take over. Gone are the freedoms taken for granted by both men and women.... KEEP READING

The Shadow of the Wind

by Carlos Ruiz Zafon : The Shadow of the Wind is a magical tale set in a Barcelona still recovering from the Spanish Civil War and WW II. In the “Cemetery of Forgotten Books” hidden in the old part of the city, a young motherless boy discovers and protects a book from becoming extinct.... KEEP READING