We have updated Success International English Skills in line with the latest Cambridge IGCSE® English as a Second Language (0510 / 0511 / 0991) syllabuses. The student’s book is for learners who are confident using English and are ready to learn more advanced vocabulary and expressions. We have upda..
Our Success International English Skills write-in workbook reinforces the learning objectives presented in the student’s book through practice opportunities and support for students studying for Cambridge IGCSE® English as a Second Language. The resource strengthens students’ understanding of Englis..
Loneliness, sexual tension and the need for human kindness pervade these three plays by Tennessee Williams, as their characters rage against personal demons and the modern world. In ‘Sweet Bird of Youth’, a drifter, Chance Wayne, returns to his home town with an ageing movie actress in search of the..
A PBS Great American Read Top 100 PickThe Giver, the 1994 Newbery Medal winner, has become one of the most influential novels of our time. The haunting story centers on twelve-year-old Jonas, who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment. Not until he is given ..
Abandoned by her husband, Amanda Wingfield comforts herself with recollections of her earlier, more gracious life in Blue Mountain when she was pursued by ‘gentleman callers’. Her son Tom, a poet with a job in a warehouse, longs for adventure and escape from his mother’s suffocating embrace, while L..
'My mother died today. Or maybe yesterday, I don't know.'In The Outsider (1942), his classic existentialist novel, Camus explores the alienation of an individual who refuses to conform to social norms. Meursault, his anti-hero, will not lie. When his mother dies, he refuses to show his emotions si..
One of Shakespeare’s later plays, best described as a tragi-comedy, the play falls into two distinct parts. In the first Leontes is thrown into a jealous rage by his suspicions of his wife Hermione and his best-friend, and imprisons her and orders that her new born daughter be left to perish. The se..
One of the best-loved comedies ever written, Twelfth Night is perhaps Shakespeare’s most lyrical as well as most experimental play. This Penguin Shakespeare edition is edited by M. M. Mahood with an introduction by Michael Dobson.‘If music be the food of love, play on…’Separated from her twin brothe..
Henry V is Shakespeare's
most famous "war play"; it includes the storied English victory over
the French at Agincourt. Some of it glorifies war, especially the choruses and
Henry's speeches urging his troops into battle. But we also hear bishops
conniving for war to postpone a bill that would tax th..