The 1001 Nights
The story of a girl of 10 growing up on the edge of an Indian city , with her mum and little sister , trying to earn enough rupees a day between them to pay their greedy landlord . Everything changes after her sister finds a way into the Elephant Yard opposite their tin house......
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
Mothers of the Middle East
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
Germinal by Emil Zola
Genie in a bottle