Developmental books – fiction

My favourite fiction developmental books. Click the title to go to a link at

The Clowns of GodMorris WestAcceptance
Cry the Beloved CountryAlan PatonRacism and liberation
The Heart is a Lonely HunterCarson McCullersLoneliness
The Heaven Tree TrilogyEdith PargeterCourage and integrity
I Never Promised You a Rose GardenJoanna GreenburgMental Illness
In the Spring Time of the YearSusan HillGrief
IslandAldous HuxleyAn utopian society
The Left Hand of DarknessUrsula Le GuinGender and society
The Member of the WeddingCarson McCullersAdolescence
The Mountain is YoungHan SuyinCompassion
Mr God This is AnnaFynnHoliness
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s NestKen KeseyIndividuality
PerelandraC S LewisGood and evil
The ProphetKhalil GibranPoems about life. The ones on “Children” and “Joy and Sorrow” are special.
The Well of LonelinessRadclyffe HallForbidden love and gay oppression

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