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The Picture of Dorian Gray: (A Modern Library E-Book)

by Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde's story of a fashionable young man who sells his soul for eternal youth and beauty is his most popular work. Written in Wilde's characteristically dazzling manner, full of stinging epigrams and shrewd...


David Copperfield

by Charles Dickens

'Like so many fond parents I have in my heart of hearts a favourite child,' wrote Charles Dickens. 'And his name is David Copperfield.'

Of all of Dickens's novels, David Copperfield most closely reflects the...


Moll Flanders

by Daniel Defoe

Moll Flanders is, according to Virginia Woolf, one of the "few English novels which we can call indisputably great." Written by Defoe in 1722 under a pseudonym so his readers would think it an actual journal...


Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life

by Herman Melville & John Bryant

Typee is a fast-moving adventure tale, an autobiographical account of the author's Polynesian stay, an examination of the nature of good and evil, and a frank exploration of sensuality and exotic ritual.


The Golden Bowl

by Henry James

The Golden Bowl is a complex, intense study of marriage and adultery. It xplores the tangle of interrelationships between a father and daughter and their respective spouses. We follow prince Amerigo, an impoverished...


The Scarlet Letter (Mermaids Classics)

by Nathaniel Hawthorne

"The Scarlet Letter" (1850) is a historical romantic fiction novel written by American author Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864). "It is considered to be his magnum opus. Set in 17th-century Puritan Boston, Massachusetts...


What Katy Did (Mermaids Classics)

by Susan Coolidge

What Katy Did (1872) by Sarah Chauncey Woolsey (aka Susan Coolidge) (1835-1905) is a classic children's novel based on a young 12 year tomboyish type of girl named Katy Carr who endures an accident by falling...


What Katy Did At School (Mermaids Classics)

by Susan Coolidge

What Katy Did At School (1873) by Sarah Chauncey Woolsey (aka Susan Coolidge) (1835-1905) is the sequel to the classic children's novel What Katy Did which is based on a young 12 year tomboyish type of girl...


The Deerslayer

by James Fenimore Cooper & Donald Pease

James Fenimore Cooper's spirited romance has been praised for its authenticity as a portrait of life during America's western movement. At Lake Otsego, during the French and Indian Wars, great frontiersman Natty...


The Europeans

by Henry James

Eugenia and Felix, who since their early childhood have lived in Europe, moving from France to Italy and from Spain to Germany. In Germany, Eugenia entered into a Morganatic marriage with Prince Adolf, the younger...


The American

by Henry James

Christopher Newman, an essentially good-hearted but rather gauche American businessman embarks on his first tour of Europe. As he falls in love with a young widow from an aristocratic Parisian family, he encounters...


The Portrait of a Lady

by Henry James

A beautiful spirited young American woman, Isabel Archer inherits a large amount of money. She decides to enjoy her independence and travels to Europe where she is expected to marry. She does not hesitate to...


The Cruise of the Snark

by Jack London & Robert Madison

Inspired by the examples of his heroes Herman Melville, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Joshua Slocum, Jack London determined to sail around the world. In April 1907 he sailed from San Francisco in the forty-five-foot...


The Ambassadors

by Henry James

The Ambassadors is a dark comedy, one of the masterpieces of James's final period. It follows the trip of protagonist Lewis Lambert Strether to Europe in pursuit of Chad, his widowed fiancee's supposedly wayward...


I Was Jack Mortimer

by Alexander Lernet-Holenia & Ignat Avsey

"One doesn't step into anyone's life, not even a dead man's, without having to live it to the end."

A man climbs into Ferdinand Sponer's cab, gives the name of a hotel, and before he reaches it has been murdered:...


Bullfight

by Yasushi Inoue & Michael Emmerich

Tsugami, the editor-in-chief of a newspaper in war-scarred Osaka, agrees to sponsor a bullfight. For months this great gamble consumes him, makes him as wary and combative as if he was in a ring himself. And,...


What to Listen For in Music

by Aaron Copland & Leonard Slatkin

Whether they listen to Mozart or Duke Ellington, Aaron Copland invites readers to ask two basic questions: Are they hearing everything that is going on? Are they really being sensitive to it? With his provocative...


Jazz Age Stories

by F. Scott Fitzgerald

"A generation grown up to find all Gods dead, all wars fought, all faiths in man shaken", was how F. Scott Fitzgerald defined his age. Perhaps nowhere in American fiction is this statement better exemplified...


Nutcracker and Mouse King and The Tale of the Nutcracker

by E. T. A. Hoffmann, Alexandre Dumas & Joachim Neugroschel

The original stories behind everyone's favorite Christmas ballet

It wasn't until the 1950s that seeing The Nutcracker at Christmastime became an American tradition. But the story itself is much older and its...


Persuasion

by Jane Austen

View our feature on Jane Austen.

Twenty-seven-year old Anne Elliot is Austen's most adult heroine. Eight years before the story proper begins, she is happily betrothed to a naval officer, Frederick Wentworth,...