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...
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...
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...
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1902) by ArthurConanDoyle
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Moby-Dick; Or, the Whale (1851) by HermanMelville
Moby-Dick; Or, the Whale (1851) by HermanMelville
"Moby-Dick" tells the adventures of wandering sailor Ishmael, and his voyage on the whaleship Pequod, commanded by Captain Ahab. Ishmael soon learns that Ahab has one pu...
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...
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1886) by RobertLouisStevenson
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 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.
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.