Books they Made Me Read at High School

by Purple Wyrm on April 20, 2017

Macbeth by William Shakespeare (Pretty good!)

The Legends of King Arthur by someone who I can’t quite remember  (Plenty of fun to be had here)

A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin (Two words – Kick. Arse!)

The Collected Poems of Bruce Dawe (Moving along…)

Hamlet by William Shakespeare (Awesome!)

Great Expectations by Charles Dickens (OK, but a bit long winded)

Tess of the D’Urbevilles by Thomas Hardy (Not bad)

A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams (The Simpsons did it better)

The Go Between by L. P. Hartley (The past is a foreign country. They write fucking terrible novels there.)

One comment

I don’t recall any of the books we were required to read in the Prussian Empire inspired coersive compulsory schooling system masquerading itself as a true education.

by Sir Spiffington on April 23, 2017 at 10:52 AM. Reply #

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