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David Copperfield

by Charles Dickens

Finally The New Revised Edition is Available

David Copperfield is the novel that draws most closely from Charles Dickens's own life. Its eponymous hero, orphaned as a boy, grows up to discover love and happiness,...


The Divine Comedy: Volume 2: Purgatorio

by Dante Alighieri & John D. Sinclair

This splendid verse translation by Allen Mandelbaum provides an entirely fresh experience of Dantes great poem of penance and hope. As Dante ascends the Mount of Purgatory toward the Earthly Paradise and his...


The Hound of the Baskervilles

by Arthur Conan Doyle

The Hound of the Baskervilles is the third of the four crime novels written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle featuring the detective Sherlock Holmes. Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle (1859-1930) was a British writer...


Lady Chatterley's Lover

by David Herbert Lawrence

Lady Chatterley’s Lover (1928) narrates the story of the relationship, physical and emotional, between Oliver Mellors, a working-class man, and Lady Constance Chatterley, an upper-class woman. Lawrence describes...


The Valley of Fear

by Arthur Conan Doyle

The Valley of Fear is the fourth and finalSherlock Holmes novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. It is loosely based on the real-life exploits[citation needed] of the Molly Maguires and Pinkerton agent James McParland....


The Hound of the Baskervilles

by Arthur Conan Doyle

The Hound of the Baskervilles is the third of the four crime novels written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle featuring the detective Sherlock Holmes. Originally serialised in The Strand Magazine from August 1901 to...


Journey to the West

by Cheng'en,Wu, Daniel Kane & Timothy Richard

China's most popular traditional novel, Journey to the West is the thrilling story of the Monkey King and his epic quest, with his trusted companions, to redeem himself. They face fantastic foes, demons and...


The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

by Mark Twain

The most famous novel written by Mark Twain, 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer' is a faithful portrait of the society and the traditions in the south of the United States, with a big view reserved to customs, superstitions...


The awakening

by Kate Chopin

Louisiana, end of 1800: Creole families, French settlers descendants, are melted with the rest of the Anglo-Saxon society in the United States. In that world that she feels tight, the twenty-eight Edna Pontellier...


The mysterious stranger

by Mark Twain

No. 44 The Misteryous Stranger was published posthumously, in 1916. The stranger in Twain's novel is none other than Satan himself. A Satan, in fact, very different from how you might expect . It is chaos emissary,...


The jungle book

by Rudyard Kipling

The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling is a collection of stories, published between 1893 and 1894, where adventure, exoticism and friendship are central topics.

Mowgli the “man cub”, the black panther Bagheera...


Il dio dei suoi padri / The god of his Fathers

by Jack London

Bilingual edition. First italian edition. In the wilderness In the land of the Yukon Jack London's wilderness is shaping the man and his thoughts. The opposite is not given and the results are often unpredictable:...


The secret of the League

by Ernest Bramah

"The secret of the League" is a dystopian novel written by Ernest Bramah, which is widely credited for having inspired George Orwell and his 1984 for its realistic, detailed and vivid depiction of the rise of...


The mystery of a Hansom cab

by Fergus Hume

“The mystery of a Hansom cab” is an 1886 crime novel by New Zealander writer Fergus, often considered to be one of the most famous crime classics of the Victorian era. Set in 1880s Melbourne, the novel tells...


The Leavenworth case

by Anna Katharine Green

“The Leavenworth case” is a crime novel written in 1878 by American writer Anna Katharine Green. This book, often referred to as a {criminal romance}, is considered to be the first crime novel written by...


The Big Bow mystery

by Israel Zangwill

"The Big Bow mystery" is a crime novel written in 1892 by Israel Zangwill, otherwise famous for his humorous works and his political engagement towards the cause of Zionism. Considered to be the first “locked-room...


The absent-minded coterie

by Robert Barr

“The absent-minded coterie” is a crime short story written in 1906 by Scottish writer Robert Barr. It features French detective Eugène Valmont, born out of a compilation of short stories titled “The triumphs...


Max Carrados

by Ernest Bramah

"Max Carrados" is a compilation of short stories published in 1914 by the English author Ernest Bramah. It is the first appearance of the blind sleuth Max Carrados, accompanied by his faithful but not always...


The Picture of Dorian Gray

by Oscar Wilde

The Picture of Dorian Gray is an example of Gothic fiction in which the great theme is Aestheticism and its relation between life, beauty, disillusions. The first version of this novel was published in the July...


Moby-Dick

by Herman Melville

Moby-Dick is considered a great American novel of the Romantic Period.

The British edition first appeared in October 1851 as The Whale, while the American edition appeared in November under its definitive title...