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Wuthering Heights (Centaur Classics) [The 100 greatest novels of all time - #7]

by Emily Bronte

"A fiend of a book — an incredible monster... The action is laid in hell, — only it seems places and people have English names there." —Dante Gabriel Rossetti "A monument of the most striking genius that...


Dracula

by Bram Stoker

Upon a visit to Transylvania, a young English lawyer named Jonathan Harker learns of the horrifying discoveries behind Castle Dracula and its resident Count, who survives on the blood of human beings. Thus a...


Siddhartha

by Hermann Hesse

Classic novel that has inspired generations of seekers. Blending Eastern mysticism and psychoanalysis, Hesse presents a strikingly original view of man and culture and the arduous process of self-discovery,...


The Scarlet Letter

by Nathaniel Hawthorne

With stark power and emotional depth, Hawthorne's masterpiece explores sin, guilt, and redemption in a story of adultery in the early days of the Massachusetts Colony.


Heart of Darkness

by Joseph Conrad

Aboard the Nellie, anchored in the River Thames near Gravesend, England, Charles Marlow tells his fellow sailors about the events that led to his appointment as captain of a river-steamboat for an ivory trading...


H.P. Lovecraft: The Ultimate Collection (160 Works including Early Writings, Fiction, Collaborations, Poetry, Essays & Bonus Audiobook Links)

by H.P. Lovecraft

"The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown." ~ H.P. Lovecraft

This collection includes 160 of H.P. Lovecraft’s works. The collection...


Jane Eyre (Illustrated)

by Charlotte Bronte

A novel of intense power and intrigue, Jane Eyre has dazzled generations of readers with its depiction of a woman's quest for freedom. Having grown up an orphan in the home of her cruel aunt and at a harsh charity...


Clouds of Witness

by Dorothy L. Sayers

Peter's and Mary's older brother, the Duke of Denver, is charged with wilful murder and put on trial in the House of Lords. How can detective Lord Peter proceed when it's a murder in his own family potentially...


My Secret Life

by Walter

My Secret Life Vol. 1-3 is a memoir of the author’s sexual experiences and education over the course of multiple decades. Beginning with his first experiences with sexuality as a child, Walter (as he calls...


Henry VIII and His Court: A Historical Novel

by Luise Muhlbach

Henry VIII was the infamous English king who abolished ties with the Catholic church and turned Britain into a protestant nation, positioning himself at the head of the new church. He is also famous for his...


Moby-Dick

by Herman Melville

Herman Melville's Moby-Dick is considered a treasure of American literature. The author never lived to see the book's success, however, as it was published in 1851 and its first surge of popularity came only...


The Aeneid of Virgil

by Virgil & Allen Mandelbaum

Aeneas flees the ashes of Troy to found the city of Rome and change forever the course of the Western world--as literature as well.  Virgil's Aeneid is as eternal as Rome itself, a sweeping epic of arms and...


Hamlet

by William Shakespeare

After learning of the betrayal that led to his father's sudden death, Hamlet swears revenge on the man responsible for the crime.


The Enormous Room

by E.E. Cummings

A high-energy romp, the poet's prose memoir recounts his military service in World War I, when a comedy of errors led to his unjust arrest and imprisonment for treason.


A Modest Proposal

by Jonathan Swift

Published anonymously in 1729, Jonathan Swift’s satirical essay, A Modest Proposal, puts forth the darkly comical idea that the starving poor of Ireland might alleviate their economic condition by selling...


The Memoirs of Fanny Hill

by John Cleland

This infamous novel details the many sexual adventures of the fictional maid-turned-prostitute, Fanny Hill, whose name has become synonymous with scandal and obscenity. Written while author John Cleland was...


Mash Up

by Gardner Dozois

Stories Inspired by Famous First Lines

Pride and Prejudice meets Macbeth by way of The Wizard of Oz and a dollop of the speculative, in this entertaining anthology where authors get inspiration for short...


Villa Triste

by Patrick Modiano & John Cullen

This novel by Nobel Prize–winning author Patrick Modiano is one of the most seductive and accessible in his oeuvre: the story of a man’s memories of fleeing responsibility, finding love, and searching for...


The Epic of Kings

by Ferdowsi

"The Shahnameh" (The Epic of Kings) also transliterated as Shahnama is a long epic poem written by the Persian poet Ferdowsi between c. 977 and 1010 CE and is the national epic of Greater Iran. Consisting of...


Fanny Hill

by John Cleland

Written from prison and banned for over a century, the infamous Fanny Hill is the first erotic novel ever written.

Fanny Hill follows the life of a fifteen-year-old orphan girl, Fanny, who moves to London after...