Please see below for a selection of some of the best texts from the genres of Tragedy and Crime. They will introduce you to some of the key genre conventions you will explore as part of your A Level English Literature course.
Slaughterhouse 5 - Kurt Vonnegut
Things Fall Apart - Chinua Achebe
The Remains of the Day - Kazuo Ishiguro
Snow Falling on Cedars - David Guterson
Oryx and Crake - Margaret Atwood
The Book Thief - Markus Zusak
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - Arthur Conan Doyle
Murder on the Orient Express - Agatha Christie
He Kills Coppers - Jake Arnott
Right as Rain - George Pelacanos
In Cold Blood - Truman Capote
The Big Sleep - Raymond Chandler
Clockers - Richard Price
Rum Punch - Elmore Leonard
Please refer to the Transition Activity document below. Please note these tasks need to be completed by 1st September 2021.