When Nazneen is 18, she marries a much older man and moves from Bangladesh to England to be with her husband. But Brick Lane in London is very different from Nazneen’s village, and she speaks no English. Nazneen must try to look after her family and get used to a new, and very strange, country.
After eighteen years in the Bastille prison, Dr Manette finally leaves France and goes to live with his daughter, Lucie, in England. There, two very different men fall in love with Lucie. Lucie finds happiness, but in France a storm is coming. Soon, Lucie and her family must face the French Revolution, and one man
In these stories, Joyce describes the lives of ordinary Dubliners. Their lives are not always easy, and they have problems with their families. They were the people who Joyce grew up with and he knew them very well. With carefully adapted text, new illustrations, language practise activities and additional online resources, the Penguin Readers series
In the 1950s, Tom Ripley travels from the United States of America to Italy, to find Dickie Greenleaf and bring him home to his father. But when Tom sees Dickie’s money and relaxed way of life, he becomes jealous and begins to make other plans. With carefully adapted text, new illustrations, language practise activities and