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...
  • classics
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
  • williamshakespeare
  • classicwriter
  • classic
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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...
  • classics
Mansfield Park (1814) by JaneAusten
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Mansfield Park (1814)by JaneAusten
Fanny Price is a young girl from a large and relatively poor family, who is taken from them at age 10 to be raised by her rich uncle and aunt, Sir Thomas, a baronet, and...
  • classics
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...
  • classics
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.
  • thelittleprince
  • thefox
  • therose
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Pride and Prejudice by mafftomlinson
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Pride and Prejudiceby mafftomlinson
by Jane Austen [English]
  • love
  • passion
  • orgoglioopregiudizio
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LADY SUSAN (Completed) by JaneAusten
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LADY SUSAN (Completed)by JaneAusten
Lady Susan Vernon, a beautiful and charming recent widow, visits her brother- and sister-in-law, Charles and Catherine Vernon, with little advance notice at Churchill, t...
  • historicalfiction
  • ladysusan
  • completed
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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...
  • classics
  • romance
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...
  • classics
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...
  • classics
  • romance
The Count of Monte Cristo (1845) (Completed) by AlexandreDumas
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The Count of Monte Cristo (1845) (...by AlexandreDumas
"The Count of Monte Cristo" focuses on a man who is wrongfully imprisoned, escapes from jail, acquires a fortune and sets about getting revenge on those respon...
  • alexandredumas
  • thecountofmontecristo
  • thedartagnanromances
Jane of Lantern Hill (1937) by lanternhill268
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Jane of Lantern Hill (1937)by lanternhill268
Sick of her cruel grandmother, Jane tries to reunite her estranged parents. ***This story belongs to L.M. Montgomery. I do not own anything.
  • christian
  • classics
  • religious
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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...
  • classics
Demian - The Story of Emil Sinclair's Youth (English Ver.) ✅ by luckhei
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Demian - The Story of Emil Sinclai...by luckhei
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...
  • bts
  • demianenglish
  • sinclair
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Black Beauty (1877) by AnnaSewell
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Black Beauty (1877)by AnnaSewell
"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...
  • classics
Hamlet by WilliamShakespeare
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Hamletby WilliamShakespeare
Set in the Kingdom of Denmark, "Hamlet" dramatizes the revenge Prince Hamlet exacts on his uncle Claudius for murdering King Hamlet, Claudius's brother and Pri...
  • shakespeare
  • williamshakespeare
  • classics
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Nobody's Boy (1878) by lanternhill268
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Nobody's Boy (1878)by lanternhill268
Seperated from his foster mother, Remi starts a journey of the roads of France with Signor Vitalis, who travels with three dogs and a monkey. *This story belongs to Hect...
  • hector
  • malot
  • french
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