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Stage 5 Readers
Brat Farrar by You look exactly like him! You can take the dead boy's place and no one will ever know the difference. You'll be rich for life. And so the plan was born. At first Bratt Farrar fought against the idea, it was criminal, it was dangerous. But in the end he was persuaded, and a few weeks later Patrick Ashby came back from the dead and went home to inherit the family house and fortune. The Ashby Family seemed happy to welcome Patrick home, but Brat soon realized that somewhere there was a time-bomb ticking away, waiting to explode...
Call Number: F T315b 2008 (Level 6 red)
David Copperfield by "Please, Mr. Murdstone! Don't beat me! I've tried to learn my lessons, really I have, sir!" sobs David. Although he is only eight years old, Mr. Murdstone does beat him, and David is so frightened that he bites his cruel stepfather's hand. For that, he is kept locked in his room for days and nights, and nobody is allowed to speak to him.
Call Number: 823 W52d 2008 (Level 6 red)
Deadlock by V. I. Warshawski, private investigator, Chicago, USA. People imagine private detectives to be tired-looking men in raincoats, but Vic is female. She's tough, beautiful, carries a gun--and goes on asking questions until she gets answers.
Call Number: F AK52d 2008 (Level 6 red)
Far from the Madding Crowd by Bathsheba Everdene is young, proud, and beautiful. She is an independent woman and can marry any man she chooses - if she chooses. In fact, she likes her independence, and she likes fighting her own battles in a man's world. But it is never wise to ignore the power of love. There are three men who would very much like to marry Bathsheba. When she falls in love with one of them, she soon wishes she had kept her independence. She learns that love brings misery, pain, and violent passions that can destroy lives.
Call Number: F W52f 2008 (Level 6 red)
Great Expectations by In a gloomy, neglected house Miss Havisham sits, as she has sat year after year, in a wedding dress and veil that were once white, and are now faded and yellow with age. Her face is like a death's head; her dark eyes burn with bitterness and hate. By her side sits a proud and beautiful girl, in front of her, trembling with fear in his thick country boots, stands young Pip.
Call Number: F W52g 2008 (Level 6 red)
Sense and Sensibility by Sometimes the Dashwood girls do not seem like sisters. Elinor is all calmness and reason, and can be relied upon for practical, common sense opinions. Marianne, on the other hand, is all sensibility, full of passionate and romantic feeling. She has no time for dull common sense - or for middle-aged men of thirty-five, long past the age of marriage. True love can only be felt by the young, of course. And if your heart is broken at the age of seventeen, how can you expect ever to recover from the passionate misery that fills your life, waking and sleeping?
Call Number: F W52s 2008 (Level 6 red)
Wuthering Heights by The wind is strong on the Yorkshire moors. There are few trees, and fewer houses, to block its path. There is one house; however, that does not hide from the wind to do its worst. The house is called Wuthering Heights
Call Number: F W52w 2008 (Level 6 red)
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