The Top 1000: Best Classics Stories

Pride and Prejudice (1813) by JaneAusten
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
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
  • classics
  • shakespeare
  • classicwriter
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Anna Karenina by LeoTolstoy
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
The Little Prince by Lunaticphoebe
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.
  • therose
  • thefox
  • planet
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Anne of Green Gables (1908) by LMMontgomery
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...
  • classics
The Picture of Dorian Gray (1890) by OscarWilde
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
Sense and Sensibility (1811) by JaneAusten
Sense and Sensibility (1811)by JaneAusten
Sense and Sensibility is set in southwest England between 1792 and 1797, and portrays the life and loves of the Dashwood sisters, Elinor and Marianne. The novel follows...
  • classics
  • janeausten
Anne Of Windy Poplars √ (Project K.) by OttovBismarck
Anne Of Windy Poplars √ (Project OttovBismarck
****ALL CREDITS TO L.M.MONTGOMERY*** THE FOURTH INSTALLMENT IN THE 'ANNE' SERIES Anne Shirley has left Redmond College behind to begin a new job and a new chapter of...
  • teacher
  • rebbecca
  • lmm
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Shakespeare's 154 Sonnets ( Complete ) by WilliamShakespeare
Shakespeare's 154 Sonnets ( 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...
  • shakespeare
  • classics
  • poetry
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1892) by ArthurConanDoyle
The Adventures of Sherlock ArthurConanDoyle
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of twelve stories written by Arthur Conan Doyle featuring his famous detective.
  • classics
Mansfield Park (1814) by JaneAusten
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
Little Women (1880) by LouisaMayAlcott
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
Anne Of Ingleside √ (Project K.) by OttovBismarck
Anne Of Ingleside √ (Project K.)by OttovBismarck
*ALL CREDITS TO L.M.MONTGOMERY* The sixth installment to the 'Anne' series. Cover by #itzmadii Anne is the mother of five, with never a dull moment in her lively home. A...
  • montgomery
  • family
  • gilbert
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Wuthering Heights (1847) by EmilyBronte
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 Secret Garden (1911) by lanternhill268
The Secret Garden (1911)by lanternhill268
Selfish and spoilt Mary was sent to Yorkshire. She hated it. But when she finds the way into a secret garden, a change comes over her life. *This story belongs to France...
  • yorkshire
  • british
  • kids
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Jane Eyre (1847) by CharlotteBronte
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...
  • classics
Emma (1815) by JaneAusten
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
Persuasion (1818) by JaneAusten
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