Books for teens (15-18)

Scaramouche

Once he was André-Louis Moreau, a lawyer raised by nobility, unconcerned with the growing discontent among France’s lower class—until his friend was mercilessly...

The Persecutor

The Persecutor (alternatively titled Forgive Me Natasha or Sergei) is the autobiography of Sergei Kourdakov. It details his early life and life as a...

A Fort of Nine Towers

It is a pleasant tale that tells, from the eyes of a child, how he grew up amid the warlords and the Taliban in Afghanistan. Along with passages that narrate with...

Death on the Nile

Agatha Christie’s most exotic murder mystery, reissued with a striking new cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers...

To Kill a Mockingbird

A novel set in the United States in the 1930s. It masterfully describes the atmosphere of the time, albeit with a universal vision: it shows how the life of a family...

Timeline

In an Arizona desert, a man wanders in a daze, speaking words that make no sense. Within twenty-four hours he is dead, his body swiftly cremated by his only known...

Momo

At the edge of the city, in the ruins of an old amphitheatre, there lives a little homelss girl called Momo. Momo has a special talent which she uses to help all her...

The Turn of the Screw

A short story about haunting told by a young governess sent to a country house called Bly. She is engaged by the uncle of two orphaned children. She becomes embroiled...

A Classical Education

The book is a summary of Greek and Roman classical culture. It is to be sipped, not read in one sitting. The jacket says: “What do you know about the classical world...

The Citadel

A young doctor begins his first practice in a small South Wales mining village, all idealistic and keen to improve the lives of his patients. Yet he soon comes to...

Closed casket

"Closed Casket" takes place in Ireland in 1929. Lady Athelinda Playford summons several people to her country house and, among the guests, are Hercules Poirot and...

City of Joy

This book is the inspiring story of an American doctor who experienced a spiritual rebirth in an impoverished section of Calcutta. It is an epic story about the soul...

All the Light We Cannot See

Set in World War II, the story focuses on two young people: a German boy and a French girl. The two stories are presented in parallel. Well written, the novel...

Decisive Moments in History

Zweig explains fourteen events of great importance to Humanity: the discovery of the Pacific by Spanish sailors after Colombus’s travels, the siege and conquering of...

Belgravia

The author is the scriptwriter and producer of the famous British series "Downton Abbey", which writes its third novel. On the evening of 15 June 1815, great...

Mischling

"Mischling" is a novel set in 1944, when the twins Stasha and Pearl were transferred to Auschwitz, along with his mother and grandfather. Josef Mengele, the German...

Treasure Island

Jim Hawkins narrates the story throughout. On the west coast of England in the 1700s his mother was the innkeeper at Admiral Benbow Inn. One day an old pirate arrived...

Fahrenheit 451

451 degrees centigrade is the temperature that paper in a book catches fire. The story focuses on the fireman Montag who is unhappy with his work burning books in a...

Great Expectations

Philip Pirrip ('Pip') is a small village boy being brought up by the blacksmith Joe Gargery. He is told to go and visit the house of Miss Havisham, whose mind had...

Oliver Twist

Oliver was in a workhouse since his parents were unknown. He runs away to London and falls in with Fagin, Bill Sikes and Nancy, all thieves. The benevolent Mr....

Jane Eyre

A novel about the life of Jane, an English girl and an orphan, who is admitted into an orphanage until she starts work as a governess. She falls in love with the...

The Pearl

A pearl seeker finds a pearl, marvelous for its size and purity, and starts dreaming about his fortune. But then a silent fight starts between the fisherman and the...

The Woman in White

The story is related by a series of characters involved in the intrigue of Walter Hartright's meeting of an agitated woman on a lonely road at midnight. She was...

The Moonstone

The moonstone diamond is stolen from an Indian shrine and handed to an English girl, but it disappears without trace. With many persons coming under suspicion,...