Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.

The Hampton Common Room have been helping celebrate National Storytelling week by reading extracts from their favourite stories. Staff selected their favourite passages from novels written by authors including Douglas Adams, Oscar Wilde, John Irving and Franz Kafka. Why not give one of their recommendations a read?

Take a look below at their favourite books:


Alongside this, Head Librarian Mr Hemsley has compiled three reading lists to suit all readers – from sci-fi and fantasy to action and adventure, there is a book for everyone in these lists!


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