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.

The Importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy for Serious People

The Importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy for Serious People

OscarWilde
6 parts / 32 pages, updated Jul 31, 2013Completed
"The Importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy for Serious People" is a farcical comedy in which the protagonists maintain fictitious personæ in order to escape burdensome social obligations.
24,344 reads votes 260 comments 36
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
52,252 reads votes 450 comments 21
Grimm's Fairy Tales

Grimm's Fairy Tales

gutenberg
139 pages, updated Jan 06, 2007
178,188 reads votes 1,406 comments 226
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1886)

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1886)

RobertLouisStevenson
10 parts / 37 pages, updated Aug 07, 2013Completed
tags / classics
26,561 reads votes 308 comments 62
Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There (1871)

Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There (1871)

LewisCarroll
12 parts / 43 pages, updated Aug 06, 2013Completed
"Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There" is the sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. The themes and settings... read more
13,932 reads votes 239 comments 6
David Copperfield

David Copperfield

gutenberg
519 pages, updated Jul 22, 2010
45,464 reads votes 260 comments 42
The Art of War, by Sun Tzu

The Art of War, by Sun Tzu

gutenberg
87 pages, updated May 13, 2009
tags / sun tzu
124,220 reads votes 1,232 comments 103
The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden

gutenberg
122 pages, updated Jan 07, 2007
92,710 reads votes 634 comments 103
Anne of Avonlea

Anne of Avonlea

gutenberg
136 pages, updated Jan 06, 2007
21,008 reads votes 89 comments 15
The Hound of the Baskervilles

The Hound of the Baskervilles

gutenberg
86 pages, updated Jan 06, 2007
21,598 reads votes 138 comments 15
Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

gutenberg
37 pages, updated Jan 06, 2007
69,645 reads votes 425 comments 97
A Study in Scarlet

A Study in Scarlet

gutenberg
65 pages, updated Jan 06, 2007
49,575 reads votes 351 comments 64
Walden

Walden

gutenberg
169 pages, updated Jan 06, 2007
"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
72,583 reads votes 300 comments 22
Treasure Island

Treasure Island

gutenberg
102 pages, updated Jan 06, 2007
39,827 reads votes 371 comments 26
The Invisible Man

The Invisible Man

gutenberg
79 pages, updated Jan 06, 2007
35,395 reads votes 280 comments 44
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