Books to Read in March – 2013 – Upper Intermediate Level

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THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Millions of visitors go to the USA every year and many people return again and again. This book will take you on a journey from the discovery of the New World over 500 years ago to the present day. From the wild forests to the busy cities, welcome to the United States of America-home of the movie industry, baseball, technology giants, and some of the world’s most famous civil rights leaders.

 

 

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BLEAK HOUSE

It is 1852 and three young people meet for the first time in the High Court of Chancery. They are the latest victims to be caught in the long-running court case of Jarndyce vs Jarndyce. A case which has caused the financial and moral breakdown of many previous claimants.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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FORGET TO REMEMBER

Hello. Kate. This is Jan. I’m sorry, but you’ll have to come down to Mother’s. We’ve got to talk. I can’t go on like this. It’s becoming impossible. I know you’re always busy but you’ll have to come, Kate. I can’t manage with Mother any more. Please call me back as soon as you can.’ Two sisters struggle to come to terms with their mother’s illness and its effect on their lives.

 

 

 

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In the Shadow of the Mountain

A tragic love story is uncovered as journalist Clare Crowe goes to Switzerland to bring home a relative’s body. Clare’s grandfather has been found frozen in a glacier, 74 years after a climbing accident. Clare knows this could make an interesting story for her newspaper, but as she investigates her grandfather’s last climb, she learns that the accident wasn’t as simple as she had first thought.

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