Frankenstein (1818) by MaryShelley
Frankenstein (1818) by MaryShelley
"Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus" is about an eccentric scientist Victor Frankenstein, who creates a grotesque creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment.
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...
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...
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...
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...
Dracula (1897) by BramStoker
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 battle be...
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...
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...
The Three Musketeers (1844) by AlexandreDumas
The Three Musketeers (1844) by AlexandreDumas
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 leaves home...
Dubliners (1914) by JamesJoyce
Dubliners (1914) by JamesJoyce
"Dubliners" is a collection of 15 short stories by James Joyce. They form a naturalistic depiction of Irish middle class life in and around Dublin in the early years of...
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1902) by ArthurConanDoyle
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...
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...
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...
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1892) by ArthurConanDoyle
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes... by ArthurConanDoyle
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of twelve stories written by Arthur Conan Doyle featuring his famous detective.
Oliver Twist (1837) by CharlesDickens
Oliver Twist (1837) by CharlesDickens
The story is about an orphan, Oliver Twist, who endures a miserable existence in a workhouse and then is placed with an undertaker. He escapes and travels to London wher...
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884) by MarkTwain
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1886) by RobertLouisStevenson