Further Education Information Service

Our advisory service offers books and link collections to students preparing for graduation and entrance examination in Hungary and for higher education in the UK.

We collect all the useful links on our website about the further education in Hungary and in the United Kingdom, help students find the information on the admission procedure they're looking for, and make language learning books and reference works on this topic available in our library collection.

We do not hold public days, and we do not mentor students preparing for a university admission in the UK.

Please note, we are only able to respond to questions in relation to UK admission process via e-mail.

We are available if you have any questions.

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Information on higher education courses, universities in the United Kingdom and the application process may be found on the website of the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service - UCAS. Click here to access.
EU and international students have to pay attention to information according their citizenship, depending on whether they are students from the European Union or overseas.


On 31 January, 2020 the UK officially left the European Union and this came to be known as Brexit. As a result of Brexit, both the UK as well as the EU witnessed several changes in many sectors including the education sector. From 2021, students must apply for the necessary status through the EU Settlement Scheme. It’s available on the government’s website.

In 2021, applicants had to pay the same tuition fees as British students, and are also subject to the same student loan terms as long as they meet all the residence conditions.

Stay in the UK ('settled status'): step by step: GOV.UK

Study in the UK on a Student visa: GOV.UK

Applying for the student visa: UCAS

Documents required to apply to universities

Students from EU need a high-quality school certificate (for advanced level from 2-3 subjects) and an international language exam, primarily about IELTS language exam on the higher lever 6.5. - 7.0. It is depends on the universities.

UCAS: Applying as an international and EU students

UCAS: Filling in your application


Take IELTS with the British Council


When you thinking about applying for university, the first challenge is deciding what degree to study and where. A good place to start is with university rankings and ratings. Students regularly give feedback about their university experiences in various surveys and the results are published every year. There are also lots of university guides and league tables.

The Complete University Guide

The Times Higher Education

Q. S. – Top university: Quacquarelli Symonds

Entry Requirements

Requirements can be found on the university's website. These usually are in the “undergraduate” or in the 'applying' menu. And please, read carefully the all of statements (wtitings) about the majors of the same name in different universities, as there may be differences between these courses.

Write a personal statement: UCAS

Undergraduate courses

There are over 50,000 undergraduate courses at more than 395 providers in the UK, so it’s important you do your research. Here’s some advice to help you.

Undergraduate courses: UCAS

The Complete University Guide

Student finance

Check the course fees Universities and colleges in the UK may charge differing fees depending on course and your entry requirements, so ensure you find out the most up to date costs by investigating on their website, or checking on the UCAS site.

Finance: UCAS

Scholarships and fundings: Study UK

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Dear Readers!

Reading a book in original language, we get acquainted with its true essence and meaning, at the same time we can grab the opportunity to improve our language skills intensively. The staff of Further Education Information Service of the library provides lists of books in English within the frame of Book of the Week project to help connect the usefullness of learning to the pleasant and enjoyable activity of reading.

Let's participate and read!

  • The Avery Shaw Experiment by Kelly Oram
    This week a young adult romance novel is chosen as Book of the Week.

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    The Avery Shaw Experiment
    Kelly Oram

    The story is about the seventeen-year-old Avery, whose childhood best friend is Aiden. In addition to being friends since birth, she is in love with him and is already planning her future with him. But the boy overthrows the plans, when he asks for some space from Avery.

    The girl’s only solution is science: she wants to prove that by overcoming the seven phases of grief the broken heart can heal and she can be happy again. She wants to present this as her project at the state science fair. After  Aiden left the scientists' club, Avery is left all alone. All by herself she wouldn’t be able to do the experiment, therefore she asks for help from Aiden's older brother, the popular and handsome Grayson, who’s more than happy to help.

    He agrees mostly because of the girl, but a good private tutor (and extra credit) doesn’t hurt either, especially because he is failing in physics, and because of that he can’t continue playing basketball. Though Grayson handles this experiment a little differently than Avery does. He thinks that Avery doesn’t need to grieve, but learn to live without Aiden. But this is very difficult, when the girl has a severe panic disorder and frequently has panic attacks. This makes it really hard to form any kind of relationship with new people, especially if they are the school’s most popular students.

    This book is full of romance and it provides insight into everyday school life through the eyes of an anxious student, who has been forced to integrate into a whole new environment.
    This novel has a second part, called „The Libby Garrett Intervention”. It’s about Avery’s best friend, Libby and how she wants to get over a guy and her toxic relationship with him.

    (Kottner Amina)

    The article was made within the frame of School Community Service.

    The Avery Shaw Experiment pdf
  • Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare
    This week a young adult fantasy novel is chosen as Book of the Week.

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    The Dark Artifices- Lady Midnight
    Cassandra Clare

    Lady Midnight is the first book in Cassandra Clare's The Dark Artifices fantasy trilogy. The writer built a whole universe and has very similar books and book series. If you like books full of betrayal, interesting turn of events and excitement, then I really recommend her work.

    The story takes place in Los Angeles 5 years after the huge war between the shadowhunters and the fairies. Because of that a lot of people suffer, including our teen protagonists, Emma and Julian, who have to grow up really early.

    Emma wants to know everything about the murder of her parents and Julian has to look after and raise his three younger siblings, after his oldest sister is exiled and his older brother is taken by the fairies.

    After 5 years Mark, Julian’s older brother can return home, but only under one condition: the young shadowhunters have to find out who is the serial killer behind the murder of several fairies. They agree, but soon they meet with another problem, when they find out that Mark is not the same guy as 5 years ago. The world of the fairies is completely different then that of the humans, so it affects not only the boy’s behaviour, but also his aging (this means that he’s around the same age physically and mentally as his little brother, Julian).

    During their invetsigation, the young shadowhunters find out a lot of scary and horrible things and the most dangerous and gruesome ones, might be their own feelings.

    (Kottner Amina)

    The article was made within the frame of School Community Service.

    Lady Midnight pdf
  • The Rotters' Club by Jonathan Coe
    This week a wonderfully gripping novel is chosen as Book of the Week.

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    The Rotters' Club
    Jonathan Coe

    Reading a book is a frequently observed activity on the underground lines. There is no doubt that many people are reading paper books, but tablets are becoming more and more popular. Therefore it is not always possible to see what others are reading. But it is quite interesting because of the diversity of books. Yesterday on the M4 line I spotted two persons reading, a woman was reading the Speak, Memory by Nabokov, autobiographical memoir of his life. And in the hands of a young man I saw a book by John Le Carré, the British intelligence agent turned author.

    One of my choices would be The Rotters’ Club by Jonathan Coe - a novel about England in the '70s published in 2001. Coe also describes not only school rivalries of the youth but the clothes, the music and the hair of the decade. This is the story of a group of teenage school friends growing up in Birmingham when Margaret Thatcher was elected the leader of the Conservative party in 1975. Britain was going through the miners’ strike and power cuts, racial tensions, IRA violence. The young friends inherited the editorship of their school magazine. The teenage cluelessness is well illustrated in this scene, a chat on the Cold War:

    ‘Why is Berlin divided, anyway?’ Philip asked.‘I've always wondered that.’ ‘I don't know… I suppose there’s a river through the middle of it, isn't there? Like the Thames. I expect it’s the Danube or something.’

    (Oreréné Stauróczky Zsuzsanna)

    The Rotters' Club pdf
  • An Abundance of Katherines by John Green
    This week a young adult novel is chosen as Book of the Week.

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    An Abundance of Katherines
    John Green

    John Green is an American author, born in 1977 in Indiana. You may have heard about him in relation to Paper Towns, his most famous book, or the YouTube channel Crash Course, where he makes educational videos about topics such as history, politics, or astronomy. But what makes him one of my favorite writers is his style of writing and that even though it is fictional, it has a logical component besides the love and adventure. Despite Paper Towns and The Fault in Our Stars are the only ones, which got adapted into films, my personal favorite is An Abundance of Katherines. The protagonist is Colin Singleton, a child prodigy, who is desperately afraid of not becoming exceptional. But just as the novel starts, he gets dumped by his 19th girlfriend. His 19th girlfriend names Katherine, just as the previous 18. Follow Colin's journey of figuring out the equation of being dumped (for which Green actually worked together with a mathematician), finding his 20th girlfriend, and realizing what it really means to be exceptional.

    (Szigeti Bernadett)

    The article was made within the frame of School Community Service.
  • It Can’t Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis
    This week a dystopian political novel is chosen as Book of the Week.

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    It Can’t Happen Here
    Sinclair Lewis

    The plot of the novel It Can’t Happen Here (published in 1935) shows how democracies can turn into dictatorships. Senator Berzelius "Buzz" Windrip, a charismatic and power-hungry politician says the usual things about a return to “traditional values and patriotism” in the 1930s during the rise of Huey Long and Adolf Hitler. As soon as he wins the election and he gets to the White House, a dictatorship is established. Through the analysis of America of the 1930s the novel has warnings what might happen even today.

    (Oreréné Stauróczky Zsuzsanna)

    It Can't Happen Here – A Project Gutenberg of Australia eBook
  • Abigail by Magda Szabó
    This week a young adult novel is chosen as Book of the Week.

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    Magda Szabó

    Magda Szabó’s Abigail has become one of the most popular books in Hungary; it was originally published in 1970, and translated into English by Len Rix only in 2020. The Hungarian bestseller has been shortlisted for the 2020 Warwick Prize for Women in Translation.
    The real specialty of the novel, which is considered to be a book for girls, is shown by the fact that even teenage boys like to read it.
    The story is written from a teenager Hungarian girl’s point of view. She is called Gina, who was parented and educated broad-mindedly, but was sent into a rigid Calvinistic boarding-school to be hidden away from the danger of the Second World War and its Hungarian consequences. She spent her time with many other girls, and teachers with different backgrounds and thinking that gave rise to countless personal conflicts but Gina and the other girls were able to manage them successfully. The identity of the mysterious Abigail will become clear only at the very end of the story; who is hiding behind the figure of the statue in the school garden, helping the needy and the desperate, tender and kind when it comes to student pranks, but can also become a hero when lives are to be saved.

    The success of the famous and beloved novel resulted in a TV miniseries and the book has been adapted for a stage as a musical as well.
  • Murdoch Mysteries by Maureen Jennings
    This week a historical mystery series is chosen as Book of the Week.

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    Murdoch Mysteries
    Maureen Jennings

    The first three books of the famous crime series have arrived at the library!
    The reason why this book series is recommended is very unique; the television adaptation has become more successful than the book itself. The book (the crime series) was published in 1997 and then adapted for the TV series in 2004. The author Maureen Jennings (by whom the original book version was created) became known by the film adaptation.

    All three stories take place in Toronto, at the beginning in 1895, starring Detective William Murdoch, a staff member of the Toronto Police Department who solves crimes in ways that are utterly unusual at that time. Examples include fingerprint identification, blood testing, surveillance or criminal printing. In the stories, Murdoch creates prototype tools using contemporary technology that are also recognized by 21st century viewers.

    On one occasion, he asks a foreign police officer to send him a photograph using a telegraph, by marking each color on the grid placed on the capture with numbers, and send him the numbers too. In the end, the foreign police officer sends a bitmap image.

    Whatever platform you choose (book or movie), the story is very exciting, twisting and enjoyable. You can borrow the volumes from the library. Enjoy it!

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    Published volumes of the book series:

    • 1. Except the Dying
    • 2. Under the Dragon's Tail
    • 3. Poor Tom Is Cold
    • 4. Let Loose the Dogs
    • 5. Night's Child
    • 6. Vices of My Blood
    • 7. A Journeyman to Grief

    Visit Maureen Jennings to read more about the Murdoch Mysteries. The mystery series of Maureen’s Detective Inspector Tom Tyler set in Britain in World War II. and her many others projects are both in print and on screen.

    Free Activity Book Download | Murdoch Mysteries

    Murdoch Mysteries Wiki
  • The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
    This week a historical novel is chosen as Book of the Week.

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    The Book Thief
    Markus Zusak

    The story takes place in Nazi Germany during World War II. The characters are Liesel, a little German girl who live with her foster parents, Max, a Jewish boy, the inhabitants of Himmelstrasse (Heaven Street) and fascists. Death serves as the narrator of the novel. Liesel likes books and likes to read, and in these times, she can’t get books any other way unless she steals them. Book stealing and reading are Liesel's craze and these will help her to see the present differently, because the life is affected by raids, bombings and destruction. The book thief is visited three times by the Death. The story of the chaos years of World War II from the perspective of two children provides a heart-breaking and uplifting experience at the same time. The book was translated into 63 languages and sold 16 million copies and adapted into a 2013 feature film of the same title.

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    The Book Thief pdf
  • The Girl in the Letter by Emily Gunnis
    This week a mystery fiction is chosen as Book of the Week.

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    The Girl in the Letter
    Emily Gunnis

    The story takes place in two different timelines. The most important is the heartbreaking letter, that was written by a young and pregnant woman in 1956. She was begging her love for saving her before it was too late. As Ivy Jenkins fell pregnant, her family forced her to go into a cruel brooding house for unmarried mothers, named St. Margaret. Her baby girl is adopted against her will. Nowadays, Samantha Harper, a journalist finds this letter and begins to search for the tragic story. The journalist discovers that countless unexplained deaths are linked to the young girl and her child. After the St. Margaret’s Mother’s Home building is ordered to be demolished, Sam has a few hours left to detect the story from sixty years ago.

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    The Girl in the Letter pdf
  • The Tourist by Olen Steinhauer
    This week an espionage novel is chosen as Book of the Week.

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    The Tourist
    Olen Steinhauer

    Milo Weaver is an officer in the supersecret CIA unit, the Department of Tourism. They carry out duties which usually involve assassinations. Milo travels as a tourist but he is „licensed to kill”. China’s interest in Sudan’s oil and interpersonal human drama are interwoven in the book. The conflict is that Weaver is a devoted family man too. It is an intricate story of betrayal and manipulation, loyalty and risk. The twists keep the reader wondering what is next, it is a good summer read. The author of this spy tale now divides his time between New York and Budapest.

    (Oreréné Stauróczky Zsuzsanna)

    The Tourist pdf
  • A Street Cat Named Bob: And How He Saved My Life by James Bowen
    This week a best-selling memoir is chosen as Book of the Week.

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    A Street Cat Named Bob: And How He Saved My Life
    James Bowen

    A Street Cat Named Bob is really a heartwarming and inspiring true story about an extraordinary life-saving friendship, respectively about the power of love between a man and his spirited cat. James is a homeless busker, who has been struggling with drugs for many years and can't find the way out of the problems of his life. However, one fine day Bob, the wounded street cat walks into his life out of blue and - as the best therapist and companion by his gentle and special personality - completely overturns and changes James' life.

    A Street Cat Named Bob pdf
  • The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    This week a classic fiction is chosen as Book of the Week.

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    The Great Gatsby
    F. Scott Fitzgerald

    This classic novel is set in New York during the Roaring 20s. It is the era of hedonism as well as the heyday of Prohibition and bootlegging. Through the narration of Nick Carraway the reader is taken into the superficially glittering world of the 1920s, to meet Nick’s cousin, Daisy, her wealthy husband Tom Buchanan, Jay Gatsby and the mystery that surrounds him. Nick is Gatsby’s neighbour, and he is both impressed and disturbed by their lifestyles. The film adaptations of the book intended to capture Fitzgerald’s vivid imagination and the air of Gatsby’s extravagant parties.

    (Oreréné Stauróczky Zsuzsanna)

    The Great Gatsby pdf
  • The History of Love by Nicole Krauss
    This week a romantic novel is chosen as Book of the Week.

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    The History of Love
    Nicole Krauss

    Leo, who wants to be a writer, falls in love with a girl named Alma at the age of 10 and writes a book called The History of Love. Then the Second World War comes and changes everything: Alma emigrates, Leo’s entire family is exterminated, and the manuscript is destroyed. By the age of 80, Leo is only in touch with his neighbor and is so terrified of death that he carries his final wishes with him on a card and wherever he goes, he behaves oddly so people remember him. Meanwhile, in a New York family, the 14-year-old Alma, named after one of the characters in The History of Love, begins to investigate the origin of the novel and her name. The plot, which bounces between narrators, timelines and texts, slowly comes together and unites in a touching ending.

    (Linda Tihanyi)

    History of Love pdf
  • Around the World in 80 Days by Michael Palin
    This week a travel literature is chosen as Book of the Week.

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    Around the World in 80 Days
    Michael Palin

    Around the World in 80 Days – the title of this adventure novel, sounds like a challenge, means Verne’s popular book for many people.
    So, I would like to write about Michael Palin’s book: Around the World in 80 Days.
    This English gentleman firstly is a comic actor - he is a member of the Monty Python group -, a writer and traveller too. Palin’s first travel film was made in 1980 as part of a BBC TV series: Traveling on the World’s Great Railway Journeys of the World. He made lots of highly successful travel films for the BBC, spiced with well-placed jokes. Books and audiobooks were also made based on his travels.
    This book, published in 1989, is following in the footsteps of Verne's hero - Phileas Fogg, - and completing the mission that Jules Verne had dreamed of more than a century earlier. Palin managed to travel around the Earth in exactly 80 days!
    There was a rule through the journey, Palin could use only vehicles that Mr Fogg used. Therefore, use of aeroplanes was not allowed but steamliners don't exist anymore, so all of the long sea journeys had to be on container ships or freighters.
    To some extent the book is written like a diary. It is interesting to compare the places of the Verne novel with the places that Palin also met. Writing in his witty style, Palin paints a vivid picture of the people and places. It is amazing to travel with Palin and root for him to reach his goal. It is definitely considered as an adventurous guidebook.

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    The book is available free to read online on 
    Michael Palin's official website.
  • The World According to Garp by John Irving
    This week a classic novel is chosen as Book of the Week.

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    The World According to Garp
    John Irving

    The World According to Garp is not an ordinary story. It features a lady who wants to have a child but does not want a father, so she pulls a trick. It features a boy conceived in strange circumstances who meets the love of his life very early but she declares that they only can get married if he becomes a writer. It includes the development of a writing career, which we not only follow, but we also can read the pieces. And if that’s not enough, this story is full of unexpected twists. Sometimes it’s grotesque, sometimes it’s surprisingly violent. Besides the great humour, the strongest value of this book is that it’s just like life: inconsistent, contingent, unfair and unfinished.

    (Linda Tihanyi)

    The World According to Garp pdf
  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
    This week a classic novel is chosen as Book of the Week.

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    The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
    Mark Haddon

    Christopher is a 15-year-old boy with autism who has amazing knowledge of math and physics and wants to be an astronaut. He is disrupted from his safety routines when he finds his neighbor’s dog dead and decides to investigate the murder. Meanwhile, we get to know Christopher’s way of thinking which is so fascinating, that the importance of the mysterious murder slowly fades away. Haddon’s novel provides insight into an autistic person’s mind and makes us understand how yellow or brown things can be scary, how a simple touch can become an abuse, what is comforting in numbers and how loneliness can provide complete security.

    (Linda Tihanyi)

    The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time pdf
  • Life on Earth by David Attenborough
    This week a natural history is chosen as Book of the Week.

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    Life on Earth
    David Attenborough

    Perhaps the world’s best-known naturalist, broadcaster, writer and natural historian is David Attenborough. He is best known for writing and presenting in collaboration with the BBC Natural History Unit the nine natural history documentary series forming the Life collection which constitutes a comprehensive survey of animal and plant life on Earth.
    His unique book, Life on Earth undertakes nothing less than a reconstruction of the history of nature and, just like the series, completely changes the way we see the natural world. This document influenced the new generation of nature lovers. It shares lots of unforgettable moments and instructive stories, for example meeting with gorillas.
    About Attenborough: “Your ability to communicate the beauty and vulnerability of our natural environment remains unequalled” - Her Majesty The Queen

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    Life on Earth pdf
    Exclusive audio extract of Life on Earth by David Attenborough
    Sir David Attenborough Facts - Eden Channel - UKTV
    Enciclopaedia Britannica
    IMDb - Filmography
    Sir David Attenborough FanPage
  • Night Sky With Exit Wounds by Ocean Vuong
    This week a poetry collection is chosen as Book of the Week.

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    Night Sky With Exit Wounds
    Ocean Vuong

    Ocean Vuong is a Vietnamese-American poet and writer, whose poetry collection Night Sky With Exit Wounds was the winner of 2018 T. S. Eliot Prize, the Whiting Award, the Thom Gunn Award, and also was rewarded with numerous honors and prizes.
    Born in Saigon, Vuong moved to the USA with his family when he was 2 and he was illiterate until he was 11. Nowadays he is considered to be one of the most gifted poets of America and was selected by Foreign Policy magazine as a 2016 100 Leading Global Thinker, alongside Hillary Clinton and Angela Merkel.

    His extraordinary and brilliant debut poetry collection reflects on the histories of Vietnam and America, faces the legacies of violence, cultural displacement and the affections of transgenerational traumas. His poems are „visceral, tender and lyrical”, masterfully crafted and heartbreaking, but they „also assume a position of wonder before the world.”
    Ocean Vuong is also the author of The New York Times bestselling novel, On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous that was translated into more than 30 languages worldwide, and was published in Hungary by Európa Kiadó in 2020.

    (Krisztina Szabó)

    You can read Ocean Vuong’s poems in English here:
    Poetry Foundation

    You can read two of Ocean Vuong’s poems in Hungarian here:
    Új Bekezdés

    You can find Ocean Vuong’s website here:
    Ocean Vuong
  • Psmith in the City by P. G. Wodehouse
    This week a comic novel is chosen as Book of the Week.

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    Psmith in the City
    P. G. Wodehouse

    Wodehouse is known for novels with funny, clever plots and full of fascinating twists of language. It's the story of two intelligent young men who must work for a bank in London, figuring out whether it's really worth it to suffer under their unpleasant employer. And Psmith (pronounced Smith) intends to make sure they never experience a dull moment. The climax of the book comes when Mike gets the chance to play in a cricket match and simply walks out of his job in order to do so.

    (Oreréné Stauróczky Zsuzsanna)

    Psmith in the City pdf
  • The Amulet of Samarkand by Jonathan Stroud
    This week a fantasy novel is chosen as Book of the Week.

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    The Amulet of Samarkand
    Jonathan Stroud
    (The Bartimaeus Sequence 1.)

    This story takes place in a world dominated by powerful, destructive, and often cruel magicians. London is crowded with invisible spells, creatures, moreover sometimes even visited by djinns of the ancient world that mages can put to their service. This is how a 12-year-old magician's apprentice summons Bartimaeus, the experienced, cheeky djinn, and entrusts him with stealing an amulet, which makes them struggle with unexpected complications... This youth novel trilogy (young adult fiction) is a perfect choice for anyone who would like to spend some time in a magical world far away from reality.

    The Amulet of Samarkand pdf
  • Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
    This week a classic novel is chosen as Book of the Week.

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    Flowers for Algernon
    Daniel Keyes

    The main character of Daniel Keyes's highly acclaimed novel was born with a much lower than average IQ, which seems to seal his entire life. The only difference between him and his peers is that he wants to evolve, that’s why he becomes the subject of a scientific experiment that changes everything. This story is a real emotional roller coaster that makes us think about destinies, opportunities, our attitude to the world and to each other, and above all, what makes us truly human.

    Flowers for Algernon pdf

  • The Enemy by Desmond Bagley
    This week a thriller novel is chosen as Book of the Week.

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    The Enemy
    Desmond Bagley

    Desmond Bagley’s action novel is a perfect mixture of suspense, mystery and a little romance, that to be devoured in one sitting. The story reveals that even people who seem to be just ordinary, can have huge secrets. All possible things can happen, and there are mysteries that should die with us, because the enemy is in ourselves.

    The Enemy pdf

  • Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
    This week a historical fiction is chosen as Book of the Week.

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    Number the Stars
    Lois Lowry

    The novel Number the Stars is a wonderful example of bravery and friendship. The heartwarming story is set in the city of Copenhagen in September 1943, the third year of the Nazi occupation of Denmark. The book tells us the adventures of two families, the Christian Johansen’s and the Jewish Rosen’s.

    Number the Stars pdf


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