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    5 Of The Best EBooks On Amazon

    #1 Dracula – bram stoker Published in 1897, this Gothic horror is a classic work of Victorian fiction.The story is made up of a collection of diary entries, letters, and newspaper articles. The novel explores themes of the uncanny, otherness and the new woman. This is a great read for anyone interested in the macabre.  #2 Ariel – Sylvia Plath Originally published in 1965 following her suicide two years previous. Her husband Ted Hughes edited the collection of poems. He changed the order of the poems rearranged and some poems took out. This restored version is the collection of poems as Plath had intended them. The poems address numerous themes, one…

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    The following books are my recommendations for feminist reading.  Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte Published in 1847 under the pseudonym Currer Bell, Bronte draws on her experience of working as a governess. The story follows the growth of Jane from a young orphan to a working women. Her lust for her master Mr Rochester is a large part of the story. But this is more than just a love story. Jane talks the reader, giving us an insight into her internal struggle. There’s issues of class, gender, status and women’s mental health. This is a great 19th century piece on what is expected of women and shows the first signs…