The Reader Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes, Bruno Ganz) Post-WWII Germany: Nearly a decade after his affair with an older woman came to a mysterious end, law student Michael Berg re-encounters his former lover as she defends herself in a war-crime trial.
Hook the Reader I think to introduce hooks in a story the student should have the option of playing with writing with different hooks. Minnow=little hook, Bass Fish=medium hook, Shark=huge hook. Could be done with a sticky hand and fish on the wall.
15 riveting books with unreliable narrators or ambiguous endings
Readers, here’s what I like about these kinds of books: when the narrator can’t be trusted, or the ending is open-ended, the reader has to think for herself to figure out the story.