the boy in the striped pajamas

Remus Lupin’s To-Read List

1 Shock of the Fall by Nathan Filer | Genre: Narrative Topic/Focus: schizophrenia, coping with death Related to: Psychology Aspects: heart-stopping plot twists, thought-provoking quotes Favorite Quote: If people think you’re MAD, then everything you do, everything you think, will have MAD stamped across it.” Rating: 9.5/10

2 Looking for Alaska by John Green | Genre: Narrative Topic/Focus: falling in love, coping with death Related to: Psychology Aspects: variety of emotional moods, simple and realistic characters, variety of obscure and heartwarming scenes Favorite Quote: Is the labyrinth living or dying? Which is he trying to escape – the world or the end of it?” Rating: 9/10

3 The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne | Genre: Historical Fiction Topic/Focus: World War II, friendship, childlike innocence exposing horrors of the world Related to: History Aspects: indirect and obscure messages, heart-stopping plot twists Favorite Quote: “Despite the chaos that followed, Bruno found that he was still holing Shmuel’s hand.” Rating: 8.7/10

4 Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card | Genre: Science Fiction Topic/Focus: interstellar wars, manipulation of the mind, sacrificing one for the ‘greater good’ Related to: Psychology Aspects: life lessons on every page, great plot-twist ending Favorite Quote: If he once thinks there’s an easy way out, he’s wrecked.” Rating: 9/10

5 Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo | Genre: Historical Fiction Topic/Focus: World War I, importance of siblings, coping with death Related to: History Aspects: heart-stopping plot twists, detailed and realistic descriptions, emotional scenes Favorite Quote: “I could believe only in the hell I was living in, a hell on earth, and it was man-made, not God-made.” Rate: 9/10


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