The Set Texts for Cambridge Proficiency (until Dec. 2013) are the following:
a) ‘The Secret Life of Bees” by Sue Monk Kidd (also available in film adaptation)
b) “The Birthday Party” by Harold Pinter (theatrical play)
Click on the following link: CPE Set Texts Synopsis and Topics to read a brief review and watch a trailer.
If you are interested in being examined on either text please enroll in the corresponding courses.