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Agnes Grey

by Anne Bronte & Barbara A. Suess

Concerned for her family’s financial welfare and eager to expand her own horizons, Agnes Grey takes up the position of governess, the only respectable employment for an unmarried woman in the nineteenth century....


Little Dorrit

by Charles Dickens

Upon its publication in 1857, Little Dorrit immediately outsold any of Dickens’s previous books. The story of William Dorrit, imprisoned for debt in Marshalsea Prison, and his daughter and helpmate, Amy, or...


The Necklace and Other Tales

by Guy de Maupassant & Joachim Neugroschel

Ranging from poignant scrutiny of social pretension, to wicked tales of lust and love, to harrowing stories of terror and madness, the genius of Guy de Maupassant, France’s greatest short-story writer, is...


North and South

by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell

North and South by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. North and South is the second social novel and the fourth overall by English writer Elizabeth Gaskell. One of Gaskell's best known novels and produced two television...


The Great God Pan

by Arthur Machen

"I am glad you came, Clarke; very glad indeed. I was not sure you could spare the time." "I was able to make arrangements for a few days; things are not very lively just now. But have you no misgivings, Raymond?...


In Search of Lost Time, Volume VI: Time Regained (A Modern Library E-Book)

by Marcel Proust

'Proust is perhaps the last great historian of the loves, the society, the intelligence, the diplomacy, the literature and the art of the Heartbreak House of capitalist culture.' ------------EDMUND WILSON

The...


The Red Badge of Courage: An Episode of the American Civil War

by Stephen Crane

The Red Badge of Courage is a war novel by American author Stephen Crane (1871–1900). Ranks among the foremost literary achievements of the modern era. Taking place during the American Civil War, the story...


The Legend of Sleepy Hollow: With linked Table of Contents

by Washington Irving

In a secluded glen called Sleepy Hollow, Ichabod Crane, an extremely superstitious schoolmaster from Connecticut, competes with Abraham Van Brunt, for the hand of 18-year-old Katrina Van Tassel. As Crane leaves...


The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

by Mark Twain

The most famous novel written by Mark Twain, 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer' is a faithful portrait of the society and the traditions in the south of the United States, with a big view reserved to customs, superstitions...


Christmas Tales. Heartwarming Holiday Stories and Classic Christmas Novels (Illustrated Edition)

by Charles Dickens, Hans Christian Andersen, Harriet Beecher Stowe & Amanda Rothier et al.

Long, cold winter evenings are the perfect time to enjoy Christmas tales with your beloved ones. So get in Christmas mood with the best classic Christmas tales: + The Fire Tree by Hans Christian Andersen + The...


The Napoleonic Trilogy

by Arthur Conan Doyle

Now Available in One Volume! Three great Napoleonic Era Novels by one of the Greatest Story-tellers of all time. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Uncle Bernac: A mysterious message summons a man back to his ancestral...


Micah Clarke: A Tale of the Monmouth Rebellion

by Arthur Conan Doyle

MICAH CLARKE: His statement as made to his three grandchildren Joseph, Gervas, and Ruben during the hard winter of 1734. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes stories are classics of western literature. But...


Around the Red Lamp

by Arthur Conan Doyle

Tales of Victorian Medicine as told by one of the great story tellers of all time: Arthur Conan Doyle... M.D. Everyone knows Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. His Sherlock Holmes mysteries have become classics in western...


The Refugees

by Arthur Conan Doyle

A brilliant adventure tale of life in the Court of Louis XIV and of Canada under French rule... and Huguenot persecution The Refugees is set in both 17th Century France and in the wilds of North America. When...


The awakening

by Kate Chopin

Louisiana, end of 1800: Creole families, French settlers descendants, are melted with the rest of the Anglo-Saxon society in the United States. In that world that she feels tight, the twenty-eight Edna Pontellier...


The mysterious stranger

by Mark Twain

No. 44 The Misteryous Stranger was published posthumously, in 1916. The stranger in Twain's novel is none other than Satan himself. A Satan, in fact, very different from how you might expect . It is chaos emissary,...


Richard III

by William Shakespeare

An account of the brutal and bloody rise of King Richard III to the throne, Shakespeare’s play depicts the short-lived monarch’s ruthless campaign for power, which resulted in the deaths of two of his brothers....


Richard II

by William Shakespeare

When King Richard II banishes two feuding noblemen from England, he sets into motion a series of events that will eventually cost him his crown and his life. Mishandling several issues that enrage the nobility,...


Pericles, Prince of Tyre

by William Shakespeare

When the young Prince Pericles puzzles out a terrible secret about the king of Antioch, he flees the city to avoid the ruler’s wrath and sets sail on his ship. His adventures bring him to Pentapolis, where...


Othello

by William Shakespeare

Othello, a Moorish captain, secretly falls in love with and marries Desdemona, the daughter of a Venetian nobleman. While the two live happily at first, a spurned suitor of Desdemona’s and Iago, an ambitious...