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Hello! I am in Year 12 and just about to start the coursework section of my English A Level.

The book that my class have been given is The Great Gatsby (!!) by F Scott Fitzgerald, however we have to (individually) pick a second book which we study independently and then compare to Gatsby.

I was just wondering if anyone has any book suggestions?

I am looking for a book which has similar themes to Gatsby eg. American Dream, role of women in society, illusion vs reality, 1920s America etc. However I also want the book to have an obvious contrast to Gatsby (so I can write about differences as well as similarities).

There are a few books that I have been considering: Beautiful and Damned (F Scott Fitzgerald), Rules of Civility (Amor Towles) and The Age of Innocence (Edith Wharton).

If you have any recommendations please let me know!
Thanks a lot x
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Sorry you've not had any responses about this. Are you sure you've posted in the right place? Here's a link to our subject forum which should help get you more responses if you post there.

You can also find the Exam Thread list for A-levels here and GCSE here. :dumbells:


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Have you considered 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar'. It gets a perfect 5/7 from me.
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