The Reading Room celebrates books from around the world and the extraordinary people who create them. The Season 6 selection is below.
About this bundle:
McEwan's 'Atonement' is an intricate, slow-burning exploration of guilt, innocence, and anger where end of on fateful day, the lives of three people will have been changed for ever, as Briony commits a crime for which she will spend the rest of her life trying to atone. Hosseini's 'The Kite Runner' begins with 12 year-old Amir wanting to win the local kite-fighting tournament, Afghanistan in 1975, and spins a devastating and inspiring novel about love, redemption, guilt, fear and honour. 'Suite Francise' is Nemirovsky's rediscovered novel, set during the year France fell to the Nazis with masterful depictions of Parisian's fleeing the Nazi invasion, and reminding us how amongst great defeat and mess, there is hope - there is love. Cowley Heller's 'The Paper Palace', is a forbidden love story, woven with desire, intelligence and wit, with an uncompromising darkness at its heart.
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