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The Woman in White

by Wilkie Collins

Wilkie Collins's classic thriller took the world by storm on its first appearance in 1859, with everything from dances to perfumes to dresses named in honor of the "woman in white." The novel's continuing fascination...


Charles Dickens: The Complete Novels

by Charles Dickens

This book contains the complete novels of Charles Dickens in the chronological order of their original publication. - The Pickwick Papers - Oliver Twist - Nicholas Nickleby - The Old Curiosity Shop - Barnaby...


Quo Vadis

by Henryk Sienkiewicz

A Narrative of the Time of Nero, also known as Quo Vadis, is a historical novel written by Henryk Sienkiewicz in Polish. "Quo vadis Domine" is Latin for "Where are you going, Lord?" and alludes to the apocryphal...


Great Expectations

by Charles Dickens

GREAT EXPECTATIONS is Charles Dickens' thirteenth novel and his penultimate completed novel; a bildungsroman which depicts the personal growth and personal development of an orphan nicknamed Pip. It is Dickens's...


The Complete Tom Sawyer (all four books in one volume)

by Mark Twain

Here you will find the complete 'Tom Sawyer' novels in the chronological order of their original publication. - The Adventures of Tom Sawyer - The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - Tom Sawyer Abroad - Tom Sawyer,...


The Awakening (Serapis Classics)

by Kate Chopin

The Awakening is a novel by Kate Chopin, first published in 1899. Set in New Orleans and on the Louisiana Gulf coast at the end of the 19th century, the plot centers on Edna Pontellier and her struggle between...


Howards End

by E. M. Forster

When a brief romance between Helen Schlegel and Paul Wilcox ends badly, their two very different families are brought into collision. The liberal, intellectual Schlegels, who had hoped never to see the capitalist,...


A Modern Utopia (Best Navigation, Active TOC) (A to Z Classics)

by H. G. Wells & AtoZ Classics

With A to Z Classics, discover or rediscover all the classics of literature.

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In A Modern Utopia, two travelers fall into a space-warp and suddenly find themselves upon...


Fanny Hill

by John Cleland

Fanny Hill is an erotic novel by English novelist John Cleland. Written while the author was in debtors' prison in London, it is considered "the first original English prose pornography, and the first pornography...


20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

by Jules Verne

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea is a classic science fiction novel by French writer Jules Verne.

The novel was originally serialized from March 1869 through June 1870 in Pierre-Jules Hetzel's periodical, the Magasin...


Art of war

by Sun Zu

The Art of War is a Chinese military treatise written during the 6th century BC by Sun Tzu. Composed of 13 chapters, each of which is devoted to one aspect of warfare, it has long been praised as the definitive...


Passing Strange

by Ellen Klages

San Francisco in 1940 is a haven for the unconventional. Tourists flock to the cities within the city: the Magic City of the World’s Fair on an island created of artifice and illusion; the forbidden city of...


Summary of Lilac Girls: by Martha Hall Kelly | Includes Analysis

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Summary of Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly | Includes Analysis

 

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Lilac Girls, Martha Hall Kelly’s debut, is a World War II-era novel based on real people and events. The novel tells the intertwined...


The Deep Sea Hunters

by Edgar Rice Burroughs

A pair of boys sign on with a whaler and embark on the adventure of a lifetime!


The Rising Tide: A Novel of World War II

by Jeff Shaara

BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Jeff Shaara's The Steel Wave.

A modern master of the historical novel, Jeff Shaara has painted brilliant depictions of the Civil War, the Revolutionary War, and World...


Ross Poldark: A Novel of Cornwall, 1783-1787

by Winston Graham

Ross Poldark is a heartwarming, gripping, and utterly entertaining saga that brings to life an unforgettable cast of characters and one of the greatest love stories of our age.


The Beautiful and Damned

by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Set in the heady Jazz Age of New York, The Beautiful and Damned is the story of Anthony Patch, a Harvard-educated, aspiring aesthete, and his beautiful trophy wife, Gloria. The couple is eager to embrace a life...


Twentieth Century Limited Book One - Age of Heroes

by Jan David Blais

Overcoming disabling injuries, Vietnam vet Paul Bernard becomes an award-winning journalist and television newsman. Known for holding a mirror to American society and long critical of the radical right, after...


The Man-Eater

by Edgar Rice Burroughs

The tale of a lion who was named "The Man-Eater"


The Last Romanov

by Dora Levy Levy Levy Levy Mossanen

IN A TIME OF RASPUTIN'S MAGIC AND ROMANOV MYSTERY, A YOUNG GIRL FINDS HERSELF AT THE HEART OF THE ROYAL FAMILY

She was an orphan, ushered into the royal palace on the prayers of her majestry. Yet, decades later,...