Reading suggestions for undergraduate offer holders


If you are a current undergraduate offer holder, you may find the below reading suggestions and resources useful. 

We fully understand that everyone will have differing amounts of time and resources available for extra reading: these are recommendations, and absolutely not essential.


Reading suggestions


Anne Brontë, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre


Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights

Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

George Eliot, Middlemarch

Elizabeth Gaskell, North and South

William Thackeray, Vanity Fair


All of these are available as free downloads at:


Project Gutenberg



You might also enjoy the British Library’s Discovering Literature site, particularly where you’ll find resources to explore about Beowulf and Old English.


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