Penguin classics. Zoe has Arabian Nights, Wuthering Heights, Sense and Sensibility, Alice in Wonderland, Middlemarch, a Collection of Shakespearean poetry, Oliver Twist, Hound of the Baskervilles, and A Christmas Carol and other Dickens Christmas stories. I like English romantics, British romantics, and poetry. More
Life is tough and cheerless for Billy Casper, a troubled teenager growing up in the small Yorkshire mining town of Barnsley. Treated as a failure at school, and unhappy at home, Billy discovers a new passion in life when he finds Kes, a kestrel hawk. Billy identifies with her silent strength and she inspires in him the trust and love that nothing else can, discovering through her the passion missing from his life.