Tag Archives: Boys

Adventures of the feathered kind

Two recent additions to the Education in Literature Collection  both feature birds – a pair of Tawny Owls and a Magellan penguin! Two Owls at Eton by Jonathan Franklin was originally published in 1960 whilst he was still a pupil … Continue reading

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An American Classic

A Separate Peace by John Knowles (1959) is regarded as an American Classic. The two main protagonists Phineas (Finny) and Gene Forrester are pupils at Devon, a New England Prep School. Gene is a quiet, introverted boy who, because he … Continue reading

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