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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...


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...


War and Peace

by Leo Tolstoy

Tolstoy’s epic masterpiece intertwines the lives of private and public individuals during the time of the Napoleonic wars and the French invasion of Russia. The fortunes of the Rostovs and the Bolkonskys,...


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...


Ivanhoe

by Sir Walter Scott

Ivanhoe is a historical novel by Sir Walter Scott, first published in 1820 in three volumes and subtitled A Romance. At the time it was written it represented a shift by Scott away from fairly realistic novels...


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,...


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...


Anna Karenina

by Leo Tolstoy

Anna Karenina is a novel by the Russian writer Leo Tolstoy, published in serial installments from 1873 to 1877 in the periodical The Russian Messenger. Tolstoy clashed with editor Mikhail Katkov over political...


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.

Verne returned to the theme of an outlaw submarine captain in his much later Facing the Flag. That book's main villain,...


ULYSSES (Best Navigation, Active TOC) (A to Z Classics)

by James Joyce

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

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“NUMBER 1 in Modern Library’s 100 Best Novels of the 20th Century”

“Ulysses is the most...


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...


Emma

by Jane Austen

Emma, by Jane Austen, is a novel about youthful hubris and the perils of misconstrued romance. As in her other novels, Austen explores the concerns and difficulties of genteel women living in Georgian–Regency...


Don Quixote

by Miguel de Cervantes

Don Quixote is a Spanish novel by Miguel de Cervantes. Published in two volumes, in 1605 and 1615, Don Quixote is considered the most influential work of literature from the Spanish Golden Age and the entire...


Decameron

by Giovanni Boccaccio

Decameron is a collection of novellas by the 14th-century Italian author Giovanni Boccaccio (1313–1375). The book is structured as a frame story containing 100 tales told by a group of seven young women and...


Candide

by Voltaire

Candide is a French satire by Voltaire, a philosopher of the Age of Enlightenment. 

The novella has been widely translated, with English versions titled Candide: or, All for the Best (1759); Candide: or, The...


Black Beauty

by Anna Sewell

Black Beauty is a novel by English author Anna Sewell. It was composed in the last years of her life, during which she remained in her house as an invalid. The novel became an immediate best-seller, with Sewell...


At the Mountains of Madness

by H.P. Lovecraft

At the Mountains of Madness is a novella by horror writer H. P. Lovecraft.

The story details the events of a disastrous expedition to the Antarctic continent in September 1930, and what was found there by a group...


At the Earth's Core

by Edgar Rice Burroughs

At the Earth's Core is a fantasy novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the first in his series about the fictional "hollow earth" land of Pellucidar. It first appeared as a four-part serial in All-Story Weekly from...


Anthem

by Ayn Rand

Anthem is a dystopian fiction novella by Ayn Rand.

It takes place at some unspecified future date when mankind has entered another dark age. Technological advancement is now carefully planned and the concept...


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...