The Hound of the Baskervilles (1902) by ArthurConanDoyle
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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 sisters.
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...