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
3,525,351 reads votes 26,036 comments 7,126
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
113,433 reads votes 1,262 comments 99
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
1,257,566 reads votes 5,085 comments 1,928
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.
161,542 reads votes 1,932 comments 250
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1902)

The Hound of the Baskervilles (1902)

ArthurConanDoyle
15 parts / 85 pages, updated Aug 23, 2013Completed
tags / classics
23,052 reads votes 337 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
959,496 reads votes 3,082 comments 444
My  Mom

My Mom

AzyLebazy
2 pages, updated May 10, 2015
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758 reads votes 24 comments 21
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
937,993 reads votes 2,776 comments 323
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
26,375 reads votes 340 comments 25
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.
263,461 reads votes 2,305 comments 403
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
47,861 reads votes 517 comments 34
Gulliver's Travels (1726)

Gulliver's Travels (1726)

JonathanSwift
42 parts / 154 pages, updated Sep 22, 2014Completed
Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. In Four Parts. By Lemuel Gulliver, First a Surgeon, and then a Captain of Several Ships, better known simply a... read more
12,222 reads votes 119 comments 7
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
21,181 reads votes 191 comments 54
Black Beauty (1877)

Black Beauty (1877)

AnnaSewell
49 parts / 81 pages, updated Sep 24, 2014Completed
"Black Beauty" is narrated as an autobiographical memoir told by the titular horse named Black Beauty—beginning with his carefree days as a colt on an English... read more
17,462 reads votes 540 comments 45
Anne of Green Gables (1908)

Anne of Green Gables (1908)

LMMontgomery
38 parts / 149 pages, updated Aug 13, 2014Completed
Anne of Green Gables recounts the adventures of Anne Shirley, a young orphan girl mistakenly sent to Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert, a middle-aged brother and sis... read more
105,695 reads votes 1,448 comments 136
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