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...
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...
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.
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...
Oliver Twist (1837) by CharlesDickenst
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
A Christmas Carol (1843) by CharlesDickenst
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...
Jane Eyre (1847) by CharlotteBrontet
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...
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...
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...
Northanger Abbey (1818) by JaneAustent
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...
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1886) by RobertLouisStevensont
Emma (1815) by JaneAustent
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...
Dracula (1897) by BramStokert
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...