The Picture of Dorian Gray (1890) by OscarWildet
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...
Anne of Green Gables (1908) by LMMontgomeryt
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...
Moby-Dick; Or, the Whale (1851) by HermanMelvillet
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...
Dubliners (1914) by JamesJoycet
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 JonathanSwiftt
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...
Little Women (1880) by LouisaMayAlcottt
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.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884) by MarkTwaint
Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There (1871) by LewisCarrollt
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...
Mansfield Park (1814) by JaneAustent
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...
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) by MarkTwaint
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) by MarkTwain
"The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" is about a young boy growing up along the Mississippi River.
Great Expectations (1861) by CharlesDickenst
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...
Wuthering Heights (1847) by EmilyBrontet
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...
Anna Karenina by LeoTolstoyt
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...
Treasure Island (1883) by RobertLouisStevensont
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 LewisCarrollt
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...
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1892) by ArthurConanDoylet
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.
A Tale of Two Cities (1859) by CharlesDickenst
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...
Black Beauty (1877) by AnnaSewellt
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...