The Top 1000: Best Classics Stories

Pride and Prejudice (1813) by JaneAusten
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Pride and Prejudice (1813)by JaneAusten
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 landed gen...
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Romeo and Juliet by WilliamShakespeare
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Romeo and Julietby WilliamShakespeare
"Romeo and Juliet" is a tragedy about two young star-crossed lovers whose deaths ultimately reconcile their feuding families. Cover done by @zuko_42
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Jane Eyre (1847) by CharlotteBronte
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Jane Eyre (1847)by CharlotteBronte
"Jane Eyre" follows the emotions and experiences of its eponymous character, including her growth to adulthood, and her love for Mr. Rochester, the byronic mas...
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Anna Karenina by LeoTolstoy
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Anna Kareninaby LeoTolstoy
"Anna Karenina" is the tragedy of married aristocrat and socialite Anna Karenina and her affair with the affluent Count Vronsky. The story starts when she arri...
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Wuthering Heights (1847) by EmilyBronte
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Wuthering Heights (1847)by EmilyBronte
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 father...
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The Little Prince by Lunaticphoebe
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The Little Princeby Lunaticphoebe
The Little Prince, first published in 1943, is a novella and the most famous work of the French aristocrat, writer, poet and pioneering aviator Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.
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Macbeth by WilliamShakespeare
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Macbethby WilliamShakespeare
"Macbeth" tells the story of a brave Scottish general named Macbeth who receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland...
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Shakespeare's 154 Sonnets ( Complete ) by WilliamShakespeare
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Shakespeare's 154 Sonnets ( Comple...by WilliamShakespeare
Shakespeare's Sonnets is the title of a collection of 154 sonnets by William Shakespeare, which covers themes such as the passage of time, love, beauty and mortality. Th...
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Persuasion (1818) by JaneAusten
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Persuasion (1818)by JaneAusten
More than eight years before the novel opens, Anne Elliot, then a lovely, thoughtful, warm-hearted 19 year old, accepted a proposal of marriage from the handsome young n...
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Emma (1815) by JaneAusten
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Emma (1815)by JaneAusten
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...
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Little Women (1880) by LouisaMayAlcott
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Little Women (1880)by LouisaMayAlcott
"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 sis...
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Dracula (1897) by BramStoker
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Dracula (1897)by BramStoker
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...
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Anne of Green Gables (1908) by LMMontgomery
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Anne of Green Gables (1908)by LMMontgomery
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 sister who h...
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The Picture of Dorian Gray (1890) by OscarWilde
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The Picture of Dorian Gray (1890)by OscarWilde
"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 Dorian's beauty...
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Demian - The Story of Emil Sinclair's Youth (English Ver.) ✅ by jiyeonjuyeon
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Demian - The Story of Emil Sinclai...by jiyeonjuyeon
I wanted only to try to live in accord with the promptings which came from my true self. Why was that so very difficult? - originally written by Hermann Hesse - ori...
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Julius Caesar by WilliamShakespeare
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Julius Caesarby WilliamShakespeare
"The Tragedy of Julius Caesar" portrays the 44 BC conspiracy against the Roman dictator Julius Caesar, his assassination and the defeat of the conspirators at...
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Northanger Abbey (1818) by JaneAusten
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Northanger Abbey (1818)by JaneAusten
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 first v...
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1984 by ChuahXt
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1984by ChuahXt
A copy of George Orwell's book entitled '1984'.
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