XV. gimnazija, Jordanovac 8. Zagreb

READING IN THE MONTH OF LOVE

  • Emily Brönte: Wuthering heights – Novel, written by mid-19th century and shocking at the time, is a somber tale of passion and vengeance set in the lonely moors of northern England. Heathcliff was brought to live with Cathy’s family as a young boy and then begins the turbulent love story. And when she marries Edgar Linton begins Heathcliff’s revenge. Even today this is eternal love story.
  • John FOWLESS: The French lieutenant’s woman – The author is a postmodernist writer and offers three different endings of this epic love story settled in Victorian England. Sarah lives in the coastal town as a disgraced woman, supposedly abandoned by a French ship’s officer. When Charles Smithson, an orphaned gentlemen, see Sarah walking along the cliffside, he becomes curious about her and they begin to meet clandestinely.
  • Nick Hornby: High fidelity – Rob finally is free after his relationship with Laura and now he can do what he wants when he wants! But suddenly he can’t move on, something is missing, and soon he’s asking himself about love, about life and about why we choose to share ours with the people we do. Very funny and moving novel about the power of music and power of love.
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  • Ethan Hawke: Ash wendesday – Jimmy has deserted from the army when his young wife becomes pregnant. She is determined to head home to face up to her past and prepare for the future. Jimmy accept to go with her and through their journey they are transformed from passionate but conflicted lovers into a young family. Novel of expetional grace and emotion.
  • Haruki Murakami: Norwegian wood – When Toru hears her favourite Beatles song he recalls his first love Naoko, the girlfriend of his best friend Kizuki. Immediately he is transported back almost twenty years to his student days in Tokyo, in a world of uneasy friendships, passion, loss and desire. Remarkable novel of famous Japanese author.

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