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Resource Guide: ‘The Porpoise’ by Mark Haddon

On November 4, 2021 the Folger hosts its Virtual Book Club, featuring a discussion of The Porpoise by Mark Haddon. To prepare for the discussion, we have pulled together a list of resources related to the novel and the themes, adaptations, and performances of Pericles.


LEARN more about Pericles

LISTEN to related podcasts 

EXPLORE articles on Pericles and Shakespeare’s Romances

REVISIT Pericles on the Folger stage


Graphic illustration of stacks of books in purple. aqua, and whiteWords, Words, Words discusses Mark Haddon’s The Porpoise on November 4, 2021. The event is free, but registration is required through our website.


We would like to thank the following organizations for their generous support of this program:

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