The Master Key, Masako Togawa

Fate! It can stab you in the back any time, upsetting the most carefully thought out activities. Fate doesn't care what the upshot is. An unidentified man wears a red scarf and disguised as a woman has died after being hit by a van when crossing a road. The hospital…

1984, George Orwell

"It was terribly dangerous to let your thoughts wander when you were in any public places or within a range of a telescreen. The smallest thing could give you away." Winston Smith works in the Ministry of Truth, returns to his apartment and begins writing a diary to…

The Catcher In The Rye, J.D. Salinger

The narrator is living in an unspecified institution when he recounts his week in New York City during Christmas break following his expulsion from Pencey Prep, a preparatory school in Pennsylvania. The narrator later tells the reason for his expulsion is due to his poor performance at the school. He…

The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald

A graduate from New Haven and veteran of the Great War decides to travel East to learn the bond business. He rents a small house with another young man at West Egg, a less unfashionable village but populated with wealthy people. His next-door neighbour is a mysterious gentleman named Jay…

The Case Against William, Mark Gimenez

William Tucker, number twelve, was the senior quarterback for the Texas Longhorns. He was born to play football, especially for a quarterback. He was big; he was strong, and he was fast. William was proud of his fame as a star footballer, and everyone considered him a role model.While…