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Some interesting books i read for my degree

Heather "star_reader"
 
The Wasp Factory
The Wasp Factory
"Without my degree course, i would not have been introduced to half of these wierd an wonderful books and writers! This one definitely grows on you as you read."
The Rachel Papers
The Rachel Papers
"Charles Highway is a little arrogant, a little wierd but pretty funny, worth a read... love the quirky cover!"
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Penguin Modern Classics)
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Penguin Modern Classics)
"Disappointing, found it slow until the last few pages. Glad i read it but not one i'll be coming back to."
Fear of Flying (Vintage Blue)
Fear of Flying (Vintage Blue)
"Liked this, still a bit shocking!"
Birthday Letters
Birthday Letters
"As a huge Plath fan i found this collection really interesting and insightful, 'Dreamers' probably my favourite."
The Buddha of Suburbia
The Buddha of Suburbia
"This was a surprise, really didn't expect to like it but its hilarious, great characters."
Paradise
Paradise
"Another surprise, confusing to follow at first but worth the time and effort. Beautifully written... poetic."
Rebecca (VMC)
Rebecca (VMC)
"Loved it, timeless story doesn't feel as old as it is. Really gripping."
Mao II
Mao II
"Wierd... confusing but felt compelled to keep reading."
The Long Good-bye
The Long Good-bye
"American detective fiction, another first for me but really enjoyable, great story with some exciting twists."
The Collector (Vintage Classics)
The Collector (Vintage Classics)
"Creepy, frightening will haunt you long after you finish the last page... loved it!"
Diary of a Madman: And Other Stories (Dover Thrift Editions)
Diary of a Madman: And Other Stories (Dover Thrift Editions)
"A little wordy, hard to get your head around at first but surprisingly a really good read... unique."
The Yellow Wallpaper (Dover Thrift Editions)
The Yellow Wallpaper (Dover Thrift Editions)
"Loved this one too... brilliant story but you can get a lot out of it, really interesting portrayal of supposed female 'madness'."
Mad Pride: A Celebration of Mad Culture
Mad Pride: A Celebration of Mad Culture
"Think a theme is starting to emerge! Tales of 'real madness' really insightful, moving and frightening. Raising the profile of the experience of mental illness."
The Child In Time
The Child In Time
"Excellent, one of the best contemporary writers ive read. Chilling story, very moving, really interesting but unexpected ending."
Woman on the Edge of Time (A Women's Press Classic)
Woman on the Edge of Time (A Women's Press Classic)
"Feminism/ science fiction/ madness... makes an interesting combination but liked it, a good read."