Man’s inhumanity to man

Empty Cradles by Margaret Humphreys (Themes: Abuse of power; Power of individual to make a difference; Young people facing a challenge; Man's inhumanity to man)

The road by Cormack McCarthy

King Lear – Shakespeare

Cry the Beloved Country by Alan Paton

Never let Me Goby Kazuo Ishiguro. Science fiction, dystopian novel where children are cloned for their organs for transplantation to prolong the lives of the adults! I know, it sounds awful, but it is beautifully, beautifully told.

Flowers for Algernon

Handmaid’s Tale (man’s inhumanity to wo-man)

Uncle Tom’s Cabin

A Separate Peace

The Kite Runner

Lord of the Flies

Huckleberry Finn


The Color Purple

1984 by George Orwell