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Booklist for Lycée 2017-18

on Sat, 06/24/2017 - 15:05

Book Lists SIA 2017-2018:  Lycée Level


  • To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee Grand Central Publishing ISBN: 0-446-31078-6
  • The Kite Runner, Khaled Husseini  Bloomsbury  ISBN: 978-0-7475-6653-3
  • Death of a Naturalist, Seamus Heaney  Faber  ISBN: 978-0-571-23083-9
  • Othello, William Shakespeare Cambridge Schools Edition ISBN:9780521618762
  • Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde Wordsworth Classics  ISBN:9781853260155

NB – It is recommended that the prose works be read during the holidays. History and geography textbooks will be distributed by the LFA  

Première and Terminale (Literature):

SYNOPTIC TOPIC (OIB 2019) : Writers and writing of the Romantic Age
Poems : (1er and Terminale)

  • Lamb: ‘The Old Familiar Faces’
  • Wordsworth: ‘Upon Westminster Bridge’
  • Coleridge: ‘Kubla Khan’
  • Shelley: ‘Ozymandias’
  • Bronte: ‘High Waving Heather’
  • Byron: ‘Prometheus’

Texts :


  • The Road Home, Rose Tremain Vintage Books ISBN: 978-0-099-47846-1
  • Rosencrantz and Guildernstern are Dead, Tom Stoppard Faber  ISBN: 0-571-08082-7
  • The Cartographer Tries to Map a Way to Zion, Kei Miller  Carcanet  ISBN: 978 1 84777 267 1
  • Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë  Penguin Classics  ISBN : 9780141439556
  • Henry V, William Shakespeare New Cambridge Edition  ISBN : 9780521426152
  • Songs of Innocence and Experience, William Blake Oxford Paperbacks  ISBN:9780192810892


  • Waiting for Godot, Samuel Beckett  Faber ISBN:  0-571-22911-5
  • Far from the Madding Crowd, Thomas Hardy Penguin ISBN: 978-0-141-39501-2
  • Of Mutability, Jo Shapcott  Faber, ISBN: 978-0-571-27794-0
  • Wuthering Heights,Emily Brontë  Penguin Classics ISBN : 9780141439556
  • Richard III, William Shakespeare  New Cambridge Edition  ISBN:9780521514743
  • Songs of Innocence and Experience, William Blake Oxford Paperbacks  ISBN:9780192810892

Recommended background/additional reading for students:

  • Michael Ferber: Romanticism: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions, 2010)
  • Stuart Curran: The Cambridge Companion to British Romanticism (2010)
  • Wordsworth: A preface to Lyrical Ballads (1796)

Première and Terminale (History/Geography):

Other History and Geography textbooks will be distributed by the LFA

Terminale History:

  • China and the World Since 1945, Chi-Kwan Mark    ISBN: 978-0-415-60651-6
  • China 1900–76, Geoff Stewart, Heinemann Advanced History , ISBN: 978-0-435-32769-9
  • The American Century, Volume 2: A History of the United States Since 1941, 7th Edition, Walter LaFeber et al, M.E. Sharpe Publishers,   ISBN: 978-0-765-63486-3

NB – It is recommended that the history books be read during the holidays.