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Extended texts

The following texts are suggestions for the study of English. These examples are not meant to be prescriptive or exhaustive, but are indicative of the nature of appropriate texts.

  • Ammaniti, N., I'm not scared
  • Anderson, B., Amber Road
  • Atwood, M., The Handmaid's Tale
  • Behrendt, L., Home
  • Blackman, M., Noughts and Crosses
  • Brooks, G., Year of Wonders
  • Clarke, M.B., Foreign Soil
  • Coleman, D., Mazin Grace
  • de Waal, E., The Hare with Amber Eyes
  • Doerr, A., All the Light We Cannot See
  • Drewe, R., Grace
  • Funder, A., Stasiland
  • Galloway, S., The Cellist of Sarajevo
  • Goldsworthy, P., Maestro
  • Groth, D., Are you Seeing Me?
  • Haddon, M., Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
  • Ham, R., The Dressmaker
  • Hashimi, N., The Pearl That Broke its Shell
  • Hickie, A., An Ordinary Epidemic
  • Hirata, A., The Rainbow Troops
  • Hosseini, K., And the Mountains Echoed
  • Jones, L., Five Bells
  • Jones, L., Mr Pip
  • Joyce, R., The Unlikely Pilgrimage ofHarold Fry
  • Joyce, R., Perfect
  • Kent, H., Burial Rites
  • Lafaye, V., Summertime
  • Lawson, M., Crow Lake
  • Lee, H., To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Lockhardt, E., We the Liars
  • Malouf, D., Fly Away Peter
  • Macgregor, V., What Milo Saw
  • McCall Smith, A., The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency
  • McFarlane, F., The Night Guest
  • McGahan, A., The White Earth
  • Merriman,T., & Brochu, L., The Leopard Tree
  • Miller, A., Journey to the Stone Country
  • Moloney, J., Touch me
  • Munkara, M., Of Ashes and Rivers that Flow to the Sea
  • Munkara, M., Every Secret Thing
  • O'Farrell, M., The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox
  • Orwell, G., 1984
  • Parrett, F., Past the Shallows
  • Salinger, J.D., Catcher in the Rye
  • Scott Fitzgerald, F., The Great Gatsby
  • Shusterman, F., Unwind
  • Silvey, C., Jasper Jones
  • Simsion, G., The Rosie Project
  • Spiegelman, A., Maus (graphic novel)
  • Stedman, M.L., The Light Between Oceans
  • Steinbeck, J., Of Mice and Men
  • Thompson, W., The Age of Miracles
  • Tsiolkas, C., The Slap
  • Williams, N., History of the Rain
  • Winch, T., Swallow the Air
  • Winton, T., Cloudstreet
  • Winton, T., The Turning (short stories)
  • Xue, X., Sky Burial
  • Zable, A., Sea of Many Returns
  • Zusak, M., The Messenger

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