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IntroductionContextPlot and structureCharacterisationThemesStyleTackling the assessmentsAssessment objectives and skillsSample essaysAnswers
About the Author(s):
Najoud Ensaff is an experienced teacher, former head of department and educational writer. She has taught and led English and drama in top state and independent schools. She has published over 20 educational books and has examined at GCSE.The series editor Jeanette Weatherall has been a Head of English and an Assistant Headteacher in two large secondary schools in the UK and is Chair of Examiners for A-level Literature for one of the UK's major examination boards.
I bought this for my son who was studying the book in school at GCSE. He found it really useful as he was aiming for the top grade, and came away with an A*. So we were pleased. A great set of notes written in an accessible but challenging way.