New study guides and workbooks for English Literature GCSE (9–1) and A Level!

We've added new titles to our English Literature range! Our new and updated study guides and workbooks have got your forthcoming GCSE (9–1) and A Level examinations covered.


Explore our print study guides for:

  • an in-depth look at individual chapters and central characters
  • sections devoted to Themes, Contexts and Settings
  • analysis of Language, Form and Structure
  • essential exam help, with three complete annotated sample answers and model paragraphs scattered throughout

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Our corresponding GCSE 9–1 Workbooks also offer:

  • tasks and answers on every area of the text – from Plot and Action, to Characters and Key Contexts
  • exercises designed to improve spelling, punctuation and grammar through exam-style questions
  • a mix of quick tests and longer answers to test and improve understanding of the text and general ability

…and much more!

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Our print study guides and workbooks cover the following titles:

GCSE (9-1)

  1. A Christmas Carol (+ corresponding workbook)
  2. An Inspector Calls (+ corresponding workbook)
  3. Animal Farm (+ corresponding workbook)
  4. Anita and Me
  5. AQA Anthology: Love and Relationships (+ corresponding workbook)
  6. AQA Anthology: Power and Conflict (+ corresponding workbook)
  7. AQA Unseen Poetry
  8. Blood Brothers (+ corresponding workbook)
  9. Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (+ corresponding workbook)
  10. Frankenstein (+ corresponding workbook)
  11. Great Expectations (+ corresponding workbook)
  12. Jane Eyre (+ corresponding workbook)
  13. Lord of the Flies (+ corresponding workbook)
  14. Macbeth (+ corresponding workbook)
  15. Pride and Prejudice (+ corresponding workbook)
  16. Romeo and Juliet (+ corresponding workbook)
  17. The Merchant of Venice (+ corresponding workbook)
  18. The Sign of the Four (+ corresponding workbook)
  19. The Tempest

A Level

  1. A Doll's House
  2. A Streetcar Named Desire
  3. Atonement
  4. King Lear
  5. Othello
  6. Tess of the D'Urbervilles
  7. The Great Gatsby
  8. The Handmaid's Tale
  9. The Taming of the Shrew
  10. Wuthering Heights


Digital guides now available

Our digital guides come with all the content from our print study guides, plus lots of exclusive extra features:

  • *NEW* quiz section with 100 questions on Plot, Characters, Themes, Contexts, Language and Writing Skills
  • Podcasts or videos from examiners, teachers and writers, with useful hints and tips
  • Interactive sample answers
  • Essay Wizard – our unique step-by-step essay-writing tool

…and lots more.


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