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Cymbeline

by William Shakespeare, Dr. Barbara A. Mowat & Paul Werstine

Cymbeline tells the story of a British king, Cymbeline, and his three children, presented as though they are in a fairy tale. The secret marriage of Cymbeline’s daughter, Imogen, triggers much of the action,...


The Battle of Chibi (Red Cliffs): Selected and Translated from The Romance of the Three Kingdoms

by Hock G. Tjoa

Long ago, along a stretch of a river deep and wide but far away from the consciousness or imagination of anyone outside All under Heaven, a battle was fought that determined the fate of its people for the next...


The Greatest Short Stories of Leo Tolstoy

by Leo Tolstoy & GP Editors

Wonderfully wide-ranging and enjoyable, this outstanding collection features highly acclaimed short stories by Tolstoy who is regarded as one of the greatest writers in history.

Among Russian writers, Leo Tolstoy...


Wanderings in Spain

by Theophile Gautier

A few weeks ago (April, 1840), I happened, in an off-hand manner, to give utterance to the following phrase:—"I should like to go to Spain." Five or six days afterwards, my friends had suppressed the prudent...


Moby Dick

by Herman Melville & GP Editors

Moby-Dick is an 1851 novel by Herman Melville. The story tells the adventures of the wandering sailor Ishmael and his voyage on the whaling ship Pequod, commanded by Captain Ahab. Ishmael soon learns that Ahab...


Daisy Miller: With Linked Table of Contents

by Henry James

Here is Henry James classic masterpiece, Daisy Miller. Daisy is a youthful, exuberant American girl vacationing in Europe. She typifies the brashness of America-a brashness that clashes with the European society...


Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions

by Edwin A. Abbott

As a satire, 'Flatland' offered pointed observations on the social hierarchy of Victorian culture. However, the novella's more enduring contribution is its examination of dimensions: Noted science writer Isaac...


Cranford: With Linked Table of Contents

by Elizabeth Gaskell

The fictional town of Cranford is closely modeled after Knutsford in Cheshire England, which Elizabeth Gaskell knew well. This gentle, humorous, and witty book follows the lives of Mary Smith and her friends,...


Odyssey

by Homer

The Odyssey is one of two major ancient Greek epic poems attributed to Homer. It is, in part, a sequel to the Iliad, the other work ascribed to Homer. The poem is fundamental to the modern Western canon, and...


Iliad

by Homer

The Iliad is an ancient Greek epic poem in dactylic hexameter, traditionally attributed to Homer. Set during the Trojan War, the ten-year siege of the city of Troy (Ilium) by a coalition of Greek states, it...


A Lost Lady: With Linked Table of Contents

by Willa Cather

The finest family in Sweet Water, the Forresters are known for their gatherings, and Mrs. Forrester, to be an enchanting hostess. Niel Herbert finds himself at the Forester estate playing with friends, and he...


Bartleby, The Scrivener: A Story of Wall-Street

by Herman Melville

Bartleby is a kind of clerk, a copyist, "who obstinately refuses to go on doing the sort of writing demanded of him." During the spring of 1851, Melville felt similarly about his work on Moby Dick. Thus, Bartleby...


A Daughter of the Land: With Linked Table of Contents

by Gene Stratton Porter

A Daughter of the Land is set in Gene Stratton Porter's Limberlost series. Kate Bates lives in a man's world. It her dream to own and run her own farm. To fulfill her dreams she must give up everything and start...


Homer: The Complete Epic Poems (Book House)

by Homer & Book House

This book contains the complete epic poems of Homer in the chronological order of their original publication. - The Iliad - The Odyssey


Carver's Truth

by Nick Rennison & Nick Rennsion

London, 1871. Traveller, photographer and sometime intelligencer Adam Carver is asked by a friend from the Foreign Office to find Dolly Delaney, a West End dancing girl who has been involved with a diplomat...


The Sixth Soul

by Mark Roberts

Six women. Six abductions. Six souls.

The tabloids call him Herod. A barbaric serial killer who mutilates pregnant women and dumps their bodies in London streets.

DCI Rosen calls him the Devil. A disturbed and...


120 Great Short Stories: Complete Edition of Selected Shorts Collection

by Ambrose Bierce, Mary Hallock Foote & Oldiees Publishing

Timeless collection of the greatest short fiction stories including the works of Arthur Conan Doyle, O. Henry, Bram Stoker, Guy de Maupassant, Edgar Allan Poe, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and more. The stories have...


Kate Chopin: The Complete Novels and Stories (Book House)

by Kate Chopin

This book contains the complete novels and stories of Kate Chopin in the chronological order of their original publication. NOVELS: At Fault The Awakening SHORT STORIES: Emancipation: A Life Fable Wiser Than...


Nikolai Gogol: The Complete Novels (Book House)

by Nikolai Gogol

This book contains the complete novels of Nikolai Gogol in the chronological order of their original publication. - Taras Bulba - Dead Souls


Ivan Turgenev: The Complete Novels (Book House)

by Ivan Turgenev

This book contains the complete novels of Ivan Turgenev in the chronological order of their original publication. - Rudin - A House Of Gentlefolk - On the Eve - Fathers and Sons - Smoke - The Torrents of Spring...