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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...
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.
Jane Eyre (1847) by CharlotteBronte
Jane Eyre (1847) by CharlotteBronte
"Jane Eyre" follows the emotions and experiences of its eponymous character, including her growth to adulthood, and her love for Mr. Rochester, the byronic master of fic...
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 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...
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...
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1886) by RobertLouisStevenson
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...
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...
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 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.
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...
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...
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...
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1902) by ArthurConanDoyle
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...