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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 being motherhood. they give a haunting insight into Plath’s conscience 

#3 Peter Pan - J.M Barrie

This is a story we’re all familiar with, but have you actually read the book?  immerse yourself in Barrie’s magical world of escapism. Like most children’s stories, the story of Peter Pan has a darker side. Barrie’s life was riddled with death. 

#4 the island of dr. moreau - h.G wells

In a time when science was making great advancements, the genre of science fiction was born. This 1896 novel is about a shipwrecked man who is rescued by Dr. Moreau. The gothic elements of the novel soon come to light as we dicsover the Dr is a mad scientist who’s experimenting on the island’s animals. 

#5 This Is going to hurt: secret diaries of a junior doctor - Adam kay

A much more contemporary offering.  This best seller details the highs and lows of being a junior doctor. It has moments that will make you laugh out loud and others that will make you cry. It gives a very real insight into what it’s like to be on the front line of The NHS.

 

 

 

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