Classics, modern fiction, n-fiction and more. Written for secondary and adult students the Oxford Bookworms Library has seven reading levels from A1-C1 of the CEFR. He smiled, showing teeth yellow from cigarette smoke. He looked at his desk diary, then at her papers again. 'Mmm...a hundred pesos a month. Why, that's one thousand two hundred pesos a year. Surely, you can afford to buy me a forty-peso dinner!' How can Marina say ? How can she refuse the Chief's next request? He is an evil man, but she needs her promotion...These World Stories, from Tonga, the Philippines, Papua New Guinea, and New Zealand, are by Epeli Hau'ofa, Denise Whittaker, F. Sionil Jose, David A. Kulu, and Graeme Lay. CEFR B1 Word count 12,589
Shortlisted for Language Learner Literature Awards: Adolescent & Adult Intermediate Level 2010.