Classics

Best Selling / Page 83

icon Subscribe to feed

Browse

Best Selling

New Releases

Awards

 

Category

Delete Classics

 

In category

Modern (<1799) (88)

Ancient History (4)

Middle Age (1)

XIXth century (1)

XXth century (<1945) (1)

 

Price

All

Free

Below $ 5

$ 5 - $ 10

$ 10 - $ 15

Delete Price range

From :
To :
OK

 

Language

English (3151)

French (561)

German (5)

Spanish (825)

Italian (1013)

 

Protection

All (3151)

DRM Free (124)

DRM (3016)

More options

The Cricket on the Hearth: A Fairy Tale of Home

by Charles Dickens

John Peerybingle, a carrier, lives with his young wife Dot, their baby boy and their nanny Tilly Slowboy. A cricket constantly chirps on the hearth and acts as a guardian angel to the family. One day a mysterious...


The Battle of Life: A Love Story

by Charles Dickens

Two sisters, Grace and Marion, live happily in an English village with two servants Clemency Newcome and Ben Britain, and their good-natured widower father Dr Jeddler, s a man whose philosophy is to treat life...


The Chimes: A Goblin Story

by Charles Dickens

One New Year's Eve, Trotty, a ticket-porter or casual messenger, is filled with gloom at the reports of crime and immorality in the newspapers, and wonders whether the working classes are simply wicked by nature....


Roughing It

by Mark Twain & Elizabeth Frank

A classic tour of the wild west

In 1861, young Mark Twain found himself adrift as a tenderfoot in the Wild West?and Roughing It is his hilarious record of his travels come to life with his inimitable mixture...


The Spy

by James Fenimore Cooper & Wayne Franklin

A historical adventure reminiscent of Sir Walter Scott's Waverley romances, Cooper's novel centers on Harvey Birch, a common man wrongly suspected of being a spy for the British.


The Bostonians

by Henry James

Mississippi lawyer and Civil War veteran, Basil Ransom, visits his cousin Olive Chancellor in Boston. She takes him to a political meeting where Verena Tarrant delivers a feminist speech. Ransom, a strong conservative,...


Transit of Venus

by Rowan Metcalfe

The story of the Bounty mutiny is well known. Fletcher Christian’s mutineers set Captain William Bligh and others adrift in a ship’s boat. Bligh sailed some 5000 kilometres to safety; the mutineers returned...


The Aspern Papers

by Henry James

In the Aspern Papers a nameless narrator goes to Venice to find Juliana Bordereau, an old lover of Jeffrey Aspern, a famous and now dead American poet. The story is based on the letters Percy Bysshe Shelley...


The Plum in the Golden Vase or, Chin P'ing Mei: Volume Five: The Dissolution

by David Tod Roy

This is the fifth and final volume in David Roy's celebrated translation of one of the most famous and important novels in Chinese literature. The Plum in the Golden Vase or, Chin P'ing Mei is an anonymous sixteenth-century...


The Turn of the Screw and Other Short Novels

by Henry James & Fred Kaplan

Six classic stories-one volume

This indispensible anthology collects the short novels of Henry James, offering readers the full range of his skill and vision-the singular art and imagination of an author who...


Tirant Lo Blanc

by Joanot Martorell

Translated by David H. Rosenthal

 

Here is a recovered Renaissance classic, a Catalan novel of chivalry done into English for the first time by a gifted poet and translator. Cervantes singles out Tirant lo Blanc...


Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

by Mark Twain & Padgett Powell

The adventure of a lifetime Tom Sawyeras pal Huck Finn finds himself on the run, floating down the Mississippi with Jim, a runaway slave. With rich description as well as sharp satire, Twain vividly recreates...


In the Land of Time: And Other Fantasy Tales

by Alfred Dunsany & S. Joshi

A pioneer in the realm of imaginative literature, Lord Dunsany has gained a cult following for his influence on modern fantasy literature, including such authors as J.R.R. Tolkien and H. P. Lovecraft. This unique...


Leaves of Grass: (A Modern Library E-Book)

by Walt Whitman

Abraham Lincoln read it with approval, but Emily Dickinson described its bold language and themes as 'disgraceful.' And Ralph Waldo Emerson found Leaves of Grass 'the most extraordinary piece of wit and wisdom...


Jane Eyre

by Charlotte Bronte

Jane Eyre is a wildly emotional romance, with a lonely heroine and a tormented Byronic hero, pathetic orphans, dark secrets, and a mad-woman in the attic. When it was published in 1847 it was a great popular...


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...