Life Of Books

Welcome to the free Secret Life of Books app from The Open University. From the Reception Desk, you can explore the six wings of our library, each inspired by the manuscript they house.By tapping on your chosen book you will be able to access video content from the TV series as well as additional, unseen footage. You will also be able to analyse original pages of manuscript and discover further background material on each book.Search for the essence of Shakespeare in the First Folio Library with Simon Russell Beale, and find out what this famous book tells us about how his plays were written.Let Dr Alice Roberts be your guide in the Frankenstein Cellar, and discover why Mary Shelley might not have been the only person to have had a hand in creating the monster.Join Cerys Matthews in the Mabinogion Annex to discover folk tales with the wildest plotlines and most incredible characters and explore the story of who created it.Visit Great Expectations Corner with Tony Jordan, chief screenwriter with EastEnders for 15 years, to uncover why Charles Dickens gave Pip a happy ending.Meet Bidisha in the Jane Eyre Study, to delve into a text that may be darker and more disturbing than youd first thought.Enter the Mrs Dalloway Reading Room, and discover Virginia Woolfs journey towards creating her great modernist novel in the company of Alexandra Harris.So grab your magnifying glass, and lets get started.
Price USD 0
License Free
File Size 473.91 MB
Version 1.1
Operating System iOS
System Requirements Compatible with: ipad2wifi, ipad23g, ipadthirdgen, ipadthirdgen4g, ipadfourthgen, ipadfourthgen4g, ipadmini, ipadmini4g, ipad2wifi, ipad23g, ipadthirdgen, ipadthirdgen4g, ipadfourthgen, ipadfourthgen4g, ipadmini, ipadmini4g