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Dystopia

Margaret Atwood (1939 – …) The Handmaid’s Tale, 1985 Oryx and Crake, 2003 The Year of the Flood, 2009 The Testaments, 2019  [Recent prize winner 2019 – Short List]   Ray Bradbury (1920 – 2012) Fahrenheit […]

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The Book Thief (Markus Zusak)

The Book Thief Author: Marcus Zusak List: Open Option Projects: Orpheus | War Year of publication: 2006 Pages: 552 Goodreads: The Book Thief “This complex story is about a girl stealing, and thereby saving books […]

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Orpheus Girl (Brynne Rebele-Henry)

Orpheus Girl Author: Brynne Rebele-Henry List: Open Option Project: Orpheus Year of publication: 2019 Pages: 176 Goodreads: Orpheus Girl “Two teenage girls are sent to a conversion camp to ‘cure’ them from their lesbian feelings. […]

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High Fidelity (Nick Hornby)

High Fidelity Author: Nick Hornby List: Open Option Project: Orpheus Year of publication: 1995 Pages: 340 Goodreads: High Fidelity “After his latest relationship stranded, music shop owner Rob comes to on of his tops fives: […]

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The Tiger’s Wife (Téa Obreht)

The Tiger’s Wife Author: Téa Obreht List: Open Option Project: Orpheus Year of publication: 2011 Pages: 336 Goodreads: The Tiger’s Wife “A story weaving of fragments of events, set during and after the Balkan war,  […]