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 / 152 pages, updated Jul 05, 2013PGCompleted
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
2,418,729 reads votes 13,010 comments 2,882
Great Expectations (1861)

Great Expectations (1861)

CharlesDickens
60 parts / 221 pages, updated Aug 02, 2013PGCompleted
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
782,031 reads votes 1,840 comments 226
Wuthering Heights (1847)

Wuthering Heights (1847)

EmilyBronte
34 parts / 145 pages, updated Jul 31, 2013PG-13Completed
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
1,009,891 reads votes 3,128 comments 1,003
Jane Eyre (1847)

Jane Eyre (1847)

CharlotteBronte
41 parts / 228 pages, updated Jun 28, 2013PG-13Completed
"Jane Eyre" follows the emotions and experiences of its eponymous character, including her growth to adulthood, and her love for Mr. Rochester, the byronic master of fictitious Thornfield Hall.
774,977 reads votes 3,002 comments 242
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865)

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865)

LewisCarroll
12 parts / 32 pages, updated Aug 06, 2013PGCompleted
"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
684,188 reads votes 2,653 comments 552
The Picture of Dorian Gray (1890)

The Picture of Dorian Gray (1890)

OscarWilde
21 parts / 96 pages, updated Jul 31, 2013PG-13Completed
"The Picture of Dorian Gray" tells of a young man named Dorian Gray, the subject of a painting by artist Basil Hallward. Basil is impressed by Do... read more
609,901 reads votes 2,113 comments 268
the life of divorsed parents

the life of divorsed parents

abc7089
5 parts / 2 pages, updated Jul 15, 2014
this is the story that changed a life forever! she whants to kill her self because her parents aren't there when she needs them. who will she choose to live with her dad or mom. this is where it gets real!
12 reads votes 0 comments 0
Mute fic

Mute fic

gutenberg
202 pages, updated Jan 06, 2007PG
404 reads votes 0 comments 0
David Copperfield

David Copperfield

gutenberg
433 pages, updated Jul 22, 2010
33,439 reads votes 204 comments 23
Grimm's Fairy Tales

Grimm's Fairy Tales

gutenberg
116 pages, updated Jan 06, 2007PG
123,985 reads votes 1,086 comments 126
Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

gutenberg
31 pages, updated Jan 06, 2007
55,962 reads votes 356 comments 71
A Study in Scarlet

A Study in Scarlet

gutenberg
55 pages, updated Jan 06, 2007PG
33,745 reads votes 272 comments 37
Walden

Walden

gutenberg
141 pages, updated Jan 06, 2007PG
"Walden, or Life in the Woods, is a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings. The work is part personal declaration of independence, social experiment, voyage of ... read more
64,663 reads votes 256 comments 16
Treasure Island

Treasure Island

gutenberg
85 pages, updated Jan 06, 2007PG
30,029 reads votes 317 comments 20
The Art of War, by Sun Tzu

The Art of War, by Sun Tzu

gutenberg
72 pages, updated May 13, 2009PG
96,802 reads votes 1,065 comments 79
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