South West Reading Passport 2016: Book to the Future

Category Archives: Further Reading

Wolf Hall

Wolf Hall is a 2009 novel by Hilary Mantel. A historical novel, the story opens in the Tudor court in the 1520s. Henry VIII is on the throne but has no male heir.

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My Family and Other Animals

My Family and Other Animals is a 1956 autobiography by Gerald Durrell. The book has become well known for Durrell’s caricatures of his family as they leave England and settle on the island of Corfu

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Save Me the Waltz

If you’ve been drawn in by the glitz and glamour of the roaring twenties and want to know more about the intriguing, complex marriage which inspired many of the marriages and plots lines featured in F Scott Fitzgerald’s work

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The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby is a 1925 novel written by F Scott Fitzgerald. The novel is his third work and is considered to be perhaps the greatest achievement of his literary career.

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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings is a 1969 autobiographical memoir by Maya Angelou. The first of seven memoirs, the book is celebrated for its powerfully evocative portrayal of her childhood in the deep American South of the 1930s.

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