South West Reading Passport 2016: Book to the Future

Category Archives: Further Reading

The Handmaid’s Tale

The Handmaid’s Tale is a 1985 dystopian speculative novel by Margaret Atwood.

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Cosy Christmas Reads #6 The Hogfather

Here at Reading Passport HQ we love Terry Pratchett’s work and in our endeavour to bring you our favourite festive reads, we think that The Hogfather, the 20th novel in the Discworld series is an absolute must read for Pratchett fans and those looking for a festive twist!

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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (book one)

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy is a 1979 novel by Douglas Adams. The first novelisation of the multimedia sensation that Hitchhiker became, this book introduces you to the intrepid journey throughout space of Arthur Dent and Ford Prefect.

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To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird is a 1960 novel by Harper Lee. At first glance, it appears to be a coming-of-age story centred on Scout Finch who is growing up and realising that the hero figure of her father Atticus is much more complex than she might previously have realised.

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Lord of the Flies

Lord of Flies is a 1954 novel by William Golding about a group of British boys trapped on an uninhabited island, following a plane crash. Left alone, they begin to govern themselves to disastrous results.

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Brideshead Revisited

Brideshead Revisited is a 1945 novel by Evelyn Waugh. Recollecting the memories of Charles Ryder, the protagonist, the novel commences in 1923 when Charles is befriended by Lord Sebastian Flyte and is taken to Brideshead castle, Sebastian’s family home where he meets his friends and family.

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Gone With the Wind

Gone With the Wind is a 1936 novel written by Margaret Mitchell. A sweeping historical romantic novel set in the American South of the 1930s, it is a coming of age story set against the historical backdrop of the plantations in the American South.

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The Inimitable Jeeves

The Inimitable Jeeves is a 1923 semi-novel by PG Wodehouse which collects together all of the ‘Jeeves’ stories which had been published across various magazines and periodicals until that point.

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Trainspotting

Trainspotting is the 1993 fiction debut of Irvine Welsh. The book has enjoyed a controversial success among literary critics when compared to its global commercial success.

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Guards! Guards!

Guards! Guards! is a 1989 novel by Sir Terry Pratchett and is the 8th novel in the Discworld series.

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