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The Reader

Bern­hard Sch­link In­cred­i­bly brought to life by Kate Winslet in the film of the same ti­tle, The Reader tells the story of Michael Berg and his youth­ful clan­des­tine af­fair with the mys­te­ri­ous Hanna. Years later, as a law stu­dent, he learns more about Hanna’s real story – and the hor­ri­ble crimes she’s spent years try­ing to bury.

Re­gen­er­a­tion

Pat Barker A heart­break­ing, beau­ti­ful novel about the trau­mas of peo­ple’s ex­pe­ri­ences of war. In this fic­tion­alised ac­count, poet-sol­diers Siegfried Sas­soon and Wil­fred Owen find them­selves at Craiglock War Hospi­tal in 1917, where army psy­chi­a­trist Wil­liam Rivers is charged with ‘fix­ing’ them so they can go back and fight.

The Yel­low Birds

Kevin Pow­ers About to be re­leased as a movie fea­tur­ing Jen­nifer Anis­ton and Toni Col­lette, this de­but novel by for­mer army ma­chine gun­ner Pow­ers was be­stowed with var­i­ous awards. It tells the story of the an­guish of a young Iraq-tour vet­eran, and the prom­ise he made to a young man’s mother to bring him home safely.

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