20 books from my degree worth reading

I haven’t got round to making posts about all the ass-kicking lil books & plays that I love, so I’m gonna start with a list of lit from my degree that I actually enjoyed and would recommend reading at some point in your life. I read a lot of classics and a lot of obscure lit during my degree, but these were texts that I either enjoyed or actually liked in hindsight, others just stuck with me for some reason.

  1. The Driver’s Seat by Muriel Sparks
  2. The Battle of Maldon an Old English Poem
  3. The Hobbit by J R R Tolkien
  4. Emma by Jane Austen
  5. The Story of the Glittering Plain by William Morris
  6. News From Nowhere by William Morris
  7. The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James
  8. Desdemona by Toni Morrison
  9. We should all be feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  10. The Madwoman in the Attic by Sandra Gilbert and Susan Gubar
  11. Persuasion by Jane Austen
  12. Random by Debbie Tucker Green
  13. Far Away by Caryl Churchill
  14. The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
  15. The Narrative Life of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave by Frederick Douglass
  16. Beowulf by Seamus Heaney
  17. King Henry IV part 1 & 2 by William Shakespeare
  18. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
  19. The Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir
  20. A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf

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