• Orpheus

    Jane Eyre (Charlotte Brontë)

    Jane Eyre Author: Charlotte Brontë Year of publication: 1847 Project: Orpheus – love and trust Pages: 507 Goodreads: Jane Eyre   [download]    
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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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    A Long Way Down (Nick Hornby)

    A Long Way Down follows four strangers who coincidentally meet on New Year’s Eve atop a London building, all with the same intention of ending their lives. Instead, they form [...]
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    Western Lane (Chetna Maroo)

    Western Lane Author: Chatna Maroo List: Recent Prize Short List (Shortlist, Man Booker 2023) Project: Orpheus | fleeting nature of happiness | unaccepted death Year of publication: 2023 Pages: 160 [...]
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    Orfeo (Richard Powers)

    Orfeo Author: Richard Powers Project: Orpheus – power of music / love and trust Year of publication: 2014 Pages: 400 Goodreads: Orfeo     “Combining music with science leads to [...]
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    Cloud Cuckoo Land (Anthony Doerr)

    Cloud Cuckoo Land Author: Anthony Doerr List: Recent Prize Winner (short list) Project: Orpheus | fleeting nature of happiness Project: War | Korean War (only part of the novel) Year [...]

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