Friday, 10 August 2012

Book Chat: Top 5 High School Books!




Top 5 Books I Read in High School!


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This tag was created by Youtube Channel 'incrdiblydeadlyviper' and challenges us to name the best books we were assigned in High School!

5.

Title: The White Devil
Author: John Webster


Why I Loved It: This play had such a big impact on my. It was my first revenge tragedy and I have never forgotten it. Not least becausethey wear 'beavers' as hats. Tee hee.

4.

Title: King Lear
Author: William Shakespeare


Why I Loved It: During school we read four Shakespeare plays: 'Romeo and Juliet', 'Macbeth', 'Hamlet' and 'King Lear'. 'King Lear' was my favourite because the characters just popped for me, and the sheer nastiness of Lear's elder daughters always stayed with me. Lear's descent into madness is really moving too.

3.

Title: The Landlady
Author: Roald Dahl


Why I Loved It: 'The Landlady' is a short story by Roald Dahl that I first read in school and LOVED! It is unbelievably sinister and creepy and I love the ambiguous ending SO MUCH!

2.

Title: Wuthering Heights
Author: Emily Bronte


Why I Loved It: This book is passionate and beautiful! I remember staying up all night to finish it and being really tired the next day for school. I have read it many times since: it is just wonderful. Catherine and Hareton FTW.

1.

Title: Wise Children
Author: Angela Carter


Why I Loved It: I have made no secret of how much I adore Angela Carter and this book in particular! It is glorious, riotous fun and has the most amazing characters and magical realism that make it really memorable. I really need to give it a re-read!

That concludes my Top 5 Assigned books from High School! Ooo takes me back.

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