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Recordings - the Template of Great Literature on audio CD
Live recordings of Jane Mackay's talks and lectures available on CD - approximately 1 hour in length.
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William Golding - Lord of the Flies
A jaundiced view of the human psyche or how we really are? Golding’s boys range from the ordinarily flawed to the psychotic. A terrifying and haunting tale.
Graham Greene - The Power and the Glory
Hardy's Tess of the D'Urbervilles
Tess,'a pure woman'is one of the most poignant and beautiful of Hardy's rural heroines. A novel of seduction, murder and the ultimate penalty. Melodrama? or the most poetic and forwardlooking of all Hardy's novels?
Hemingway:For Whom the Bell Tolls
Published in 1940 this is the novel that charts Ernest Hemingway's experiences during the Spanish Civil War.
Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath
Passion, poetry and suicide make for a powerful myth. A life-affirming Yorkshireman and a death - haunted German/American …whose poetry will last the time test?
Hugo:The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Victor Hugo's novel full of unforgettable characters from the hunchback Quasimodo to the beautiful gypsy Esmeralda.
Victor Hugo - Les Miserables
One of the great works of Western literature, with a breathtaking breadth of vision. A novel which embraces a wider field than any other of its time.
Aldous Huxley - Brave New World
One of the cruellest of world visions from one of the sweetest of men. Huxley sheds a blazing light on the consequences of science without heart.
A Doll's House
Henrik Ibsen's 1879 social drama that truly shocked the world of theatre. A seminal play that must be read as the true innovation that it was.
Henrik Ibsen - Ghosts
Incest, syphilis and the ‘sins of the fathers’. Set in rainy Bergen, one evening of revealed family secrets unlocks total tragedy. The play which rocked London in 1881 and blew a blast of fresh air through what was previously considered suitable for drama.
Henry James - Portrait of a Lady
Give a beautiful young woman wealth and what will she do? Henry James involves us totally in the process of Isabel Archer’s destruction.
Henry James's novella about the loss of innocence. Set in Switzerland but with his usual exploration of Americans abroad.
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