Classics

Classics are stories written over 100 years ago that stand the test of time as works of high literary merit and artistic qualities. Classics are universally appealing to readers and their themes endure and resonate in contemporary society. Classics are also traditionally accepted as influential in shaping culture.

Pride and Prejudice (1813)

Pride and Prejudice (1813)

JaneAusten
61 parts / 182 pages, updated Jul 05, 2013Completed
The story follows the main character Elizabeth Bennet as she deals with issues of manners, upbringing, morality, education, and marriage in the society of the lan... read more
3,530,891 reads votes 26,135 comments 7,151
Dracula (1897)

Dracula (1897)

BramStoker
27 parts / 222 pages, updated Jul 31, 2013Completed
Famous for introducing the character of the vampire Count Dracula, "Dracula" tells the story of Dracula's attempt to move from Transylvania to England, and the batt... read more
114,666 reads votes 1,294 comments 100
Little Women (1880)

Little Women (1880)

LouisaMayAlcott
47 parts / 268 pages, updated Aug 07, 2013Completed
"Little Women" follows the lives of four sisters – Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March – and is loosely based on the author's childhood experiences with her three sisters.
163,648 reads votes 1,992 comments 249
Wuthering Heights (1847)

Wuthering Heights (1847)

EmilyBronte
34 parts / 173 pages, updated Jul 31, 2013Completed
Wuthering Heights is a wild, passionate story of the intense and almost demonic love between Catherine Earnshaw and Heathcliff, a foundling adopted by Catherine's f... read more
1,258,837 reads votes 5,093 comments 1,928
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1902)

The Hound of the Baskervilles (1902)

ArthurConanDoyle
15 parts / 85 pages, updated Aug 23, 2013Completed
tags / classics
23,493 reads votes 343 comments 21
Great Expectations (1861)

Great Expectations (1861)

CharlesDickens
60 parts / 265 pages, updated Aug 02, 2013Completed
On Christmas Eve, around 1812, Pip, an orphan who is about six years old, encounters an escaped convict in the village churchyard while visiting the graves of his ... read more
960,660 reads votes 3,092 comments 445
My  Mom

My Mom

AzyLebazy
2 pages, updated May 10, 2015
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873 reads votes 25 comments 24
Emma (1815)

Emma (1815)

JaneAusten
55 parts / 235 pages, updated Jul 08, 2013Completed
Emma Woodhouse, aged 20 at the start of the novel, is a young, beautiful, witty, and privileged woman in Regency England. She lives on the fictional estate of Hartfield in Surre... read more
938,754 reads votes 2,791 comments 316
Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

WilliamShakespeare
27 parts / 38 pages, updated Aug 15, 2013Completed
"Romeo and Juliet" is a tragedy about two young star-crossed lovers whose deaths ultimately reconcile their feuding families.
264,813 reads votes 2,321 comments 404
Treasure Island (1883)

Treasure Island (1883)

RobertLouisStevenson
34 parts / 96 pages, updated Aug 07, 2013Completed
Treasure Island follows young Jim Hawkins, who finds himself owner of a map to Treasure Island, where the fabled pirate booty is buried; honest Captain Smollett, hero... read more
26,996 reads votes 346 comments 26
Northanger Abbey (1818)

Northanger Abbey (1818)

JaneAusten
32 parts / 116 pages, updated Jul 08, 2013Completed
Northanger Abbey follows seventeen-year-old Gothic novel aficionado Catherine Morland and family friends Mr. and Mrs. Allen as they visit Bath. It is Catherine's fir... read more
48,303 reads votes 528 comments 34
A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

WilliamShakespeare
10 parts / 26 pages, updated Aug 23, 2013Completed
"A Midsummer Night's Dream" portrays the events surrounding the marriage of the Duke of Athens, Theseus, and Hippolyta. These include the adventures ... read more
21,401 reads votes 196 comments 54
The Three Musketeers (1844)

The Three Musketeers (1844)

AlexandreDumas
69 parts / 345 pages, updated Aug 15, 2013Completed
The Three Musketeers (French: Les Trois Mousquetaires) is a novel by Alexandre Dumas, which recounts the adventures of a young man named d'Artagnan after he leav... read more
59,225 reads votes 598 comments 25
A Tale of Two Cities (1859)

A Tale of Two Cities (1859)

CharlesDickens
45 parts / 201 pages, updated Jul 16, 2013Completed
The novel depicts the plight of the French peasantry demoralized by the French aristocracy in the years leading up to the revolution, the corresponding brutality... read more
123,835 reads votes 994 comments 349
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865)

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865)

LewisCarroll
12 parts / 38 pages, updated Aug 06, 2013Completed
"Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" tells of a girl named Alice who falls down a rabbit hole into a fantasy world populated by peculiar, a... read more
920,935 reads votes 4,796 comments 1,143
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