The four stories we have chosen for our Great Read are:
The Adventure of the Speckled Band by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
A classic Sherlock Holmes mystery, considered to be one of Doyle's finest works and a defining part of detective fiction.
A Mild Attack of Locusts by Doris Lessing
An absorbing tale of the power of nature.
The Thing Around Your Neck by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
A moving story about racial identity and the intersections of gender, class and race.
The Sentinel by Arthur C Clarke
An unnamed lunar geologist spots an artefact that will change the course of human history.
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