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...
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 and become...
A Christmas Carol (1843) by CharlesDickens
A Christmas Carol (1843) by CharlesDickens
A Christmas Carol tells the story of bitter and miserly Ebenezer Scrooge and his ideological, ethical, and emotional transformation resulting from supernatural visits by...
Romeo and Juliet by WilliamShakespeare
Romeo and Juliet by WilliamShakespeare
"Romeo and Juliet" is a tragedy about two young star-crossed lovers whose deaths ultimately reconcile their feuding families.
Gulliver's Travels (1726) by JonathanSwift
Gulliver's Travels (1726) by JonathanSwift
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 as Gullive...
Great Expectations (1861) by CharlesDickens
Great Expectations (1861) by CharlesDickens
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 mother...
Anna Karenina by LeoTolstoy
Anna Karenina by 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 arrives in the...
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...
A Tale of Two Cities (1859) by CharlesDickens
A Tale of Two Cities (1859) by CharlesDickens
The novel depicts the plight of the French peasantry demoralized by the French aristocracy in the years leading up to the revolution, the corresponding brutality demonst...
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...
Black Beauty (1877) by AnnaSewell
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 farm with...
Northanger Abbey (1818) by JaneAusten
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...
Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There (1871) by LewisCarroll
Through the Looking-Glass, and Wha... by LewisCarroll
"Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There" is the sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. The themes and settings of Through the Looking-Glass make it a...
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) by MarkTwain
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) by MarkTwain
"The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" is about a young boy growing up along the Mississippi River.
Treasure Island (1883) by RobertLouisStevenson
Treasure Island (1883) by RobertLouisStevenson
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, heroic...
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865) by LewisCarroll
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (... by LewisCarroll
"Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" tells of a girl named Alice who falls down a rabbit hole into a fantasy world populated by peculiar, anthropomorphic creatures. The ta...
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...
The Importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy for Serious People by OscarWilde
The Importance of Being Earnest, A... by OscarWilde
"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 burd...