• Orpheus

    The Lovely Bones (Alice Sebold)

    The Lovely Bones Author: Alice Sebold Project: Orpheus – unaccepted death / fleeting nature of happiness Year of publication: 2002 Pages: 372 Goodreads: The Lovely Bones     “A fourteen [...]
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    The Tiger’s Wife (Téa Obreht)

    The Tiger’s Wife Author: Téa Obreht Project: Orpheus – unaccepted death Project: war – Balkan War Year of publication: 2011 Pages: 336 Goodreads: The Tiger’s Wife   “A story weaving [...]
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    The Buried Giant (Kazuo Ishiguro)

    In a post-Arthurian Britain, a couple embarks on a journey to find their lost memories. Along the way, they encounter various challenges, meet unique characters, and uncover truths about their [...]
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    The Book Thief (Markus Zusak)

    The Book Thief follows the story of Liesel Meminger, a young girl living in Nazi Germany during World War II. With the power of words and a stolen book, Liesel [...]
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    Amsterdam (Ian McEwan)

    Amsterdam follows the lives of two former friends, a composer and a newspaper editor, as they navigate a moral dilemma triggered by the death of a mutual lover. The story [...]
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    The Great Passion (James Runcie)

    The Great Passion Author: James Runcie Project: Orpheus – Power of Music Year of publication: 2022 Pages: 272 Goodreads: The Great Passion                
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    Orpheus Girl (Brynne Rebele-Henry)

    Orpheus Girl Author: Brynne Rebele-Henry Project: Orpheus – love and trust Year of publication: 2019 Pages: 176 Goodreads: Orpheus Girl “Two teenage girls are sent to a conversion camp to ‘cure’ [...]

Project Orpheus

Project Dystopia

The Wall (John Lanchester)


The Wall Author: John Lanchester List: Open Option (Man Booker Longlist 2019) Project:  dystopia – government / environmental / social injustice Year of publication: 2019 Pages: 276 Goodreads: The Wall          

Project war

A God in Ruins (Kate Atkinson)

Recent Prize Winner

A God in Ruins Author: Kate Atkinson List: Recent Prize Winner Project: war – World War II Year of publication: 2015 Pages: 468 Goodreads: A God in Ruins