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Oliver Twist

by Charles Dickens

Set in Victorian London, this is a tale of a spirited young innocent's unwilling but inevitable recruitment into a scabrous gang of thieves. Masterminded by the loathsome Fagin, the underworld crew features...


The Turn of the Screw

by Henry James

This book is a horror novella by Henry James that first appeared in serial format in Collier's Weekly magazine (January 27 – April 16, 1898).

In the century following its publication, The Turn of the Screw...


Strange Case Of Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde

by Robert Louis Stevenson

Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is a gothic novella by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson first published in 1886. The work is also known as The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Dr. Jekyll...


Robert G. Ferris

by Robert G. Ferris

Most people know the importance of the Declaration of Independence, but few know much about its signers. This reprint of an 1848 original provides a brief biography on each of the fifty-six signers of the Declaration....


The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

by L. Frank Baum

Dorothy thinks she's lost forever when a tornado whirls her and her dog, Toto, into a magical world. To get home, she must find the wonderful wizard in the Emerald City of Oz. On the way she meets the Scarecrow,...


Ethan Frome

by Edith Wharton

Edith Wharton born Edith Newbold Jones; January 24, 1862 – August 11, 1937) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, short story writer, and designer. She was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature...


Military Service And Adventures In The Far East

by A Cavalry Officer.

Cavalry (from French cavalerie, cf. cheval 'horse') or horsemen were soldiers or warriors who fought mounted on horseback. Cavalry were historically the most mobile of the combat arms. An individual soldier...


A Study In Scarlet

by A. Conan Doyle

First published in 1887, "A Study in Scarlet" by Arthur Conan Doyle is a Sherlock Holmes detective mystery novel. Indeed, this is the very first appearance of Sherlock Holmes. This is the READER'S CHOICE EDITION...


Wuthering Heights

by Emily Brontë

Emily Jane Brontë was an English novelist and poet who is best known for her only novel, Wuthering Heights, now considered a classic of English literature.


Truth

by Émile Zola

Émile Édouard Charles Antoine Zola was a French novelist, playwright, journalist, the best-known practitioner of the literary school of naturalism, and an important contributor to the development of theatrical...


Narrative Of The Life Of Frederick Douglass An American Slave

by Frederick Douglass

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass is an 1845 memoir and treatise on abolition written by famous orator and former slave Frederick Douglass. It is generally held to be the most famous of a number of...


Boat Sailing In Fair Weather And Foul.

by Captain A. J. Kenealy

Elizabeth Bisland Wetmore was an American journalist and author, perhaps best known for her 1889–1890 race around the world against Nellie Bly, which drew worldwide attention


The Works Of Edgar Allan Poe In Five Volumes The Raven Edition

by Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe was an American writer, editor, and literary critic. Poe is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and the macabre. Widely regarded as a central figure...


Dracula

by Bram Stoker

Dracula is an 1897 Gothic horror novel by Irish author Bram Stoker. It introduced the character of Count Dracula, and established many conventions of subsequent vampire fantasy


The Hound Of The Baskervilles

by A. Conan Doyle

The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is the 3rd of 4 Sherlock Holmes books. Originally serialized in 1901 and 1902, now you can read The Hound of the Baskervilles in its entirety! Join Sir...


My Secret Life  Volumes I To III

by Anonymous

My Secret Life, by "Walter", is the memoir of a Victorian gentleman's sexual development and experiences. It was first published in a private edition of eleven volumes, which appeared over seven years beginning...


The Count of Monte Cristo

by Alexandre Dumas

The Count of Monte Cristo is one of the classic books of all time. Join Alexander Dumas as he weaves his wonderful story of The Count of Monte Cristo. Originally published in 1844, The Count of Monte Cristo...


The Federalist Papers

by James Madison, Alexander Hamilton & John Jay

The Complete 85 Federalist Papers

The Federalist Papers are a series of 85 articles advocating the ratification of the United States Constitution. Seventy-seven of the essays were published serially in The Independent...


Democracy In America

by Alexis de Tocqueville

"No better study of a nation's institutions and culture than Tocqueville's Democracy in America has ever been written by a foreign observer; none perhaps as good." --The New York Times

From America's call for...


The Island of Doctor Moreau

by H.G Wells

Edward Prendick is shipwrecked and left on an island that is home of Doctor Moreau. Prendrick discovers that Moreau has been experimenting on human animal hybrids, the Beast People. Will Prendrick leave this...