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Relish the Challenge of Reading 19th Century Non-Fiction on GCSE English Paper 2

The 19th Century gave the world some really big and important stuff. Amazing engineering feats such as the launch of the SS.Great Britain in 1843 which combined size, power and innovative technology and changed maritime history. Or the iconic Brooklyn Bridge connecting Brooklyn and Manhattan in New York for the first time. Breakthroughs in Science,…

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Reasons for Reading

Walk into any bookshop and you’ll see lots of different people quietly browsing the shelves, looking at books on a wide range of subjects – from revolutions to rock stars, gardening to genetics. Some may be sat with a coffee, gently flicking through their chosen books, the words racing by under their steady gaze, as…

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