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Books Behind Bars 2018 added 21st August 2018

These titles have been deemed controversial in different parts of the world, some are still banned in places to this day. Each book has an individual mugshot card on the cover displaying their "crime", where and when the book was challenged/banned. Reserve one of our banned books and see if you agree with the accusation!

  1. A clockwork orange

    A clockwork orange

    Burgess, Anthony
    Published : Penguin London 2010 ISBN : 9780141192369 0141192364
  2. A prayer for Owen Meany

    A prayer for Owen Meany

    Irving, John
    Published : Bloomsbury London 2007 ISBN : 9780747590101 0747590109
  3. Alice's adventures in Wonderland: and, Through the looking glass andwhat Alice found there

    Alice's adventures in Wonderland: and, Through the looking glass andwhat Alice found there

    Carroll, Lewis
    Published : Macmillan Collector's Library London 2016 ISBN : 1909621579 9781909621572
  4. American psycho

    American psycho

    Ellis, Bret Easton.
    Published : Picador London 2011 ISBN : 9780330536301 0330536303
  5. Animal Farm

    Animal Farm

    Orwell, George.
    Published : Planet Three Publishing Network London ISBN :
  6. Carrie

    Carrie

    King, Stephen
    Published : Hodder London 2013 ISBN : 9781444778106 1444778102
  7. Catching fire

    Catching fire

    Collins, Suzanne,
    Published : Scholastic London 2013 ISBN : 9781407138336 1407138332
  8. The diary of a young girl

    The diary of a young girl

    Frank, Anne
    Published : Viking London 2012 ISBN : 9780241952443 0241952441
  9. Drama

    Drama

    Telgemeier, Raina,
    Published : Graphix New York 2012 ISBN : 9780545326995 0545326990
  10. Fifty shades darker

    Fifty shades darker

    James, E. L.
    Published : Windsor Bath 2012 ISBN : 9781471305030 1471305031
  11. Fifty shades freed

    Fifty shades freed

    James, E. L.
    Published : Arrow London 2012 ISBN : 0099579944 9780099579946
  12. Frankenstein, or, The modern Prometheus

    Frankenstein, or, The modern Prometheus

    Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft
    Published : Penguin London 2006 ISBN : 9780141024448 0141024445
  13. Harry Potter and the philosopher's stone

    Harry Potter and the philosopher's stone

    Rowling, J. K.
    Published : Bloomsbury London 2010 ISBN : 1408810549 9781408810545
  14. Mockingjay

    Mockingjay

    Collins, Suzanne.
    Published : Scholastic London 2010 ISBN : 1407109375 9781407109374
  15. My sister's keeper

    My sister's keeper

    Picoult, Jodi
    Published : Hodder London 2008 ISBN : 9780340918616 0340918616
  16. Not without my daughter

    Not without my daughter

    Mahmoody, Betty. Hoffer, William.
    Published : Corgi London 1989 2004 ISBN : 0552152161 9780552152167
  17. Schindler's ark

    Schindler's ark

    Keneally, Thomas.
    Published : Sceptre London 2007 ISBN : 0340936290 9780340936290
  18. Sophie's choice

    Sophie's choice

    Styron, William
    Published : Vintage London 2005 ISBN : 0099483521 9780099483526
  19. Beloved

    Beloved

    Morrison, Toni.
    Published : Vintage London 2007 ISBN : 9780099511656 0099511657
  20. Black Beauty

    Black Beauty

    Sewell, Anna, 1820-1878, Hough, Charlotte, 1924-2008,
    Published : Puffin London 2008 2015 ISBN : 9780141321035 0141321032
  21. All quiet on the Western Front

    All quiet on the Western Front

    Remarque, Erich Maria
    Published : Vintage London 1996 ISBN : 9780099532811 0099532816
  22. As I lay dying

    As I lay dying

    Faulkner, William
    Published : Vintage London 1996 2004 ISBN : 9780099479314 0099479311
  23. The Da Vinci code

    The Da Vinci code

    Brown, Dan
    Published : Corgi Books London 2004 ISBN : 0552149519 9780552149518
  24. Fahrenheit 451

    Fahrenheit 451

    Bradbury, Ray
    Published : Flamingo London 1993 2008 ISBN : 0006546064 9780006546061
  25. For whom the bell tolls

    For whom the bell tolls

    Hemingway, Ernest.
    Published : Macmillan Collector's Library London 2016 ISBN : 1909621420 9781909621428
  26. I know why the caged bird sings

    I know why the caged bird sings

    Angelou, Maya.
    Published : Virago London 1984 2007 ISBN : 086068511X 9780860685111
  27. Interventions

    Interventions

    Chomsky, Noam.
    Published : Hamish Hamilton London 2007 ISBN : 9780241143865 0241143861
  28. Lord of the flies

    Lord of the flies

    Golding, William
    Published : Faber London 1958 2000 ISBN : 0571191479 9780571191475
  29. Madame Bovary

    Madame Bovary

    Flaubert, Gustave.
    Published : Macmillan Collector's Library London 2017 ISBN : 1509842888 9781509842889
  30. Nineteen eighty-four

    Nineteen eighty-four

    Orwell, George
    Published : Penguin London 1989 ISBN : 9780141187761 014118776X
  31. Of mice and men

    Of mice and men

    Steinbeck, John.
    Published : Penguin Books London 2017 ISBN : 9780241980330 024198033X
  32. Rich and Mad

    Rich and Mad

    Nicholson, William.
    Published : Egmont London 2010 ISBN : 1405247398 9781405247399
  33. Slaughterhouse-five, or, The children's crusade: a duty-dance with death

    Slaughterhouse-five, or, The children's crusade: a duty-dance with death

    Vonnegut, Kurt
    Published : Vintage London 1991 2003 ISBN : 0099800209 9780099800200
  34. Sons and lovers

    Sons and lovers

    Lawrence, D. H. Baron, Helen. Baron, Carl.
    Published : Penguin London 2006 ISBN : 0141441445 9780141441443
  35. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    Twain, Mark,
    Published : Fine Publishing 2013 ISBN : 9781593081126 159308112X
  36. The adventures of Tom Sawyer

    The adventures of Tom Sawyer

    Twain, Mark
    Published : HarperPress London 2011 ISBN : 0007420110 9780007420117
  37. The Canterbury tales

    The Canterbury tales

    Chaucer, Geoffrey, d. 1400. Coghill, Nevill
    Published : Penguin London 2003 ISBN : 0140424385 9780140424386
  38. The catcher in the rye

    The catcher in the rye

    Salinger, J. D.
    Published : Penguin London 2010 ISBN : 9780241950432 0241950430
  39. The color purple

    The color purple

    Walker, Alice.
    Published : Weidenfeld & Nicolson London 2017 ISBN : 9781474607254 147460725X
  40. The crucible

    The crucible

    Miller, Arthur Abbotson, Susan C. W.
    Published : Methuen Drama London 2010 ISBN : 1408108399 9781408108390
  41. The fault in our stars

    The fault in our stars

    Green, John
    Published : Penguin Books London 2014 ISBN : 9780141355078 0141355077
  42. The grapes of wrath

    The grapes of wrath

    Steinbeck, John.
    Published : Penguin Books London 2017 ISBN : 9780241980347 0241980348
  43. The handmaid's tale

    The handmaid's tale

    Atwood, Margaret.
    Published : Vintage London 2017 ISBN : 1784873187 9781784873189
  44. The hate u give

    The hate u give

    Thomas, Angie.
    Published : Walker Books London 2017 ISBN : 9781406372151 1406372153
  45. The hunger games

    The hunger games

    Collins, Suzanne.
    Published : Scholastic London 2009 ISBN : 9781407109084 1407109081
  46. The master and Margarita

    The master and Margarita

    Bulgakov, Mikhail Afanasevich.
    Published : Vintage London 2010 ISBN : 0099540940 9780099540946
  47. The perks of being a wallflower

    The perks of being a wallflower

    Chbosky, Stephen.
    Published : Simon & Schuster London 2012 ISBN : 1471100480 9781471100482
  48. Thirteen reasons why

    Thirteen reasons why

    Asher, Jay.
    Published : Penguin London 2009 ISBN : 0141328290 9780141328294
  49. To kill a mockingbird

    To kill a mockingbird

    Lee, Harper.
    Published : Arrow London 2010 ISBN : 9780099549482 0099549484
  50. Twilight

    Twilight

    Meyer, Stephenie
    Published : Atom London 2007 ISBN : 9781904233657 1904233651
  51. Two boys kissing

    Two boys kissing

    Levithan, David,
    Published : Electric Monkey London 2014 ISBN : 1405264438 9781405264433
  52. Ulysses

    Ulysses

    Joyce, James Johnson, Jeri.
    Published : Oxford University Press Oxford 2008 ISBN : 0199535671 9780199535675
  53. Uncle Tom's cabin

    Uncle Tom's cabin

    Stowe, Harriet Beecher
    Published : Collector's Library London 2004 ISBN : 190463348X 9781904633488
  54. Fifty shades of grey

    Fifty shades of grey

    James, E. L.
    Published : Windsor Bath 2012 ISBN : 1471305015 9781471305016
  55. We

    We

    Zamyatin, Yevgeni Brown, Clarence
    Published : Penguin London 1993 ISBN : 9780140185850 0140185852
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