- Sense and Sensibility is the story of the two Dashwood sisters, who embody the conflict between the oppressive nature of “civilized” society and the human desire for romantic passion. Elinor is cautious and...
- Four sailors discover a copper cylinder containing a manuscript written by the adventurer Adam More, who was shipwrecked in the southern hemisphere. They read its contents out to one another, and the...
- The Adventures of Tom Sawyer charts the escapades of a thirteen-year-old boy growing up on the banks of the Mississippi. Testing the patience of his aunt Polly, the bold and sharp-witted Tom Sawyer frequently...
- When the descendant of an ancient aristocratic family moves from Massachusetts to Exham Priory, his ancestral home in the south of England, he is plagued by the constant noise of rats scurrying within its...
- Having been found guilty of adultery, Hester Prynne is forced to wear an embroidered scarlet letter “A” as a punishment for her sin. While her vengeful husband embarks on a quest to discover the identity of...
- When Rachel Verinder’s legacy of a priceless Indian diamond is stolen, all the evidence indicates that it is her beloved, Franklin Blake, who is guilty. Around this central axis of crime and thwarted love...
- Stevenson published this collection of his early fiction in 1882, after the pieces had appeared in various magazines. The first half features two popular detective-story cycles, The Suicide Club and The...
- When the world-weary dandy Eugene Onegin moves from St Petersburg to take up residence in the country estate he has inherited, he strikes up an unlikely friendship with his neighbour, the poet Vladimir Lensky...
- On a train journey, Pozdnyshev tells his story to a stranger: how his relationship with his wife gradually deteriorated from one of love and passion to jealousy and resentfulness, culminating in a mad act of...
- Although he is best known to the public as the author of the Sherlock Holmes stories and other pioneering works of detective fiction, Arthur Conan Doyle successfully contributed to other genres, such as...
- Emma is considered by many readers to be Jane Austen’s crowning achievement, a timeless comedy of manners that lays bare the limits on women’s autonomy in Regency England. The disparity between Emma...
- In the summer of 1348, the plague ravages Florence, and ten young Florentines take refuge in the countryside, where they entertain themselves with tales of love, death and corruption, featuring a host of...
The Great GatsbyF. Scott Fitzgerald
The Master and MargaritaMikhail Bulgakov
Exercises in StyleRaymond Queneau
Alice's Adventures Under GroundLewis Carroll
Journey to the End of the NightLouis-Ferdinand Céline
Wuthering HeightsEmily Brontë
The Divine ComedyDante Alighieri
- The Intimate Strangers and Other...F. Scott Fitzgerald
- Sketches of Young Ladies, Young...Charles Dickens
- A RegicideAlain Robbe-Grillet
- The Love Boat and Other StoriesF. Scott Fitzgerald
- Hard TimesCharles Dickens
- The WavesVirginia Woolf
- Fathers and ChildrenIvan Turgenev
- Diaries of Adam and EveMark Twain
- Paris Spleen and Wine and HashishCharles Baudelaire
- Hadji MuratLeo Tolstoy
- Tess of the d’UrbervillesThomas Hardy
- The Haunted HouseCharles Dickens