Natalia's Memorable Reads

Just a few of our Retail Manager Natalia's most memorable reads.

Beloved

Toni Morrison

From the publisher:

INCLUDES A READING GUIDE Terrible, unspeakable things happened to Sethe at Sweet Home, the farm where she lived as a slave for so many years until she escaped to Ohio.

Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter

Simone de Beauvoir, translated by James Kirkup

From the publisher:

A memoir that offers a picture of the author’s growing up in a bourgeois French family, rebelling as an adolescent against the conventional expectations of her class, and ...

Middlemarch

George Eliot, edited by Rosemary Ashton, introduction by Rosemary Ashton

From the publisher:

Features Dorothea Brooke, a young idealist whose search for intellectual fulfilment leads her into a disastrous marriage to the pedantic scholar Casaubon; and the charming ...

The Magic Mountain

Thomas Mann, translated by H.T. Lowe-Porter

From the publisher:

Hans Castorp is ‘a perfectly ordinary, if engaging young man’ when he goes to visit his cousin in an exclusive sanatorium in the Swiss Alps.What should have been a three ...

Daniel Deronda

George Eliot, introduction by Terence Cave, edited by Terence Cave

From the publisher:

Gwendolen Harleth is poised at the roulette-table, prepared to throw away her family fortune. She is observed by Daniel Deronda, a young man groomed in the finest tradition ...