Year 8 and Beyond Recommended Reading

Books and Poetry with a 'darker' theme

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The Foreshadowing by Marcus Sedgewick

The Fire-eaters by David Almond

A Town like Alice by Nevil Shute

Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

Bleak House by Charles Dickens

Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens

Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy

The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien

Collected Poems of Ted Hughes