Frankenstein

FrankensteinVictor Frankenstein was the product of a supportive wealthy family that encouraged ambition and dedication to pushing oneself to the extreme to achieve greater …

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Meditations

MeditationsGeorge Long’s translation of Marcus Aerelius’ Meditations was first published as The Thoughts of the Emperor Marcus Aerelius in 1862. Aerelius was emperor of Ro…

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Pride and Prejudice

Pride and PrejudicePride & Prejudice by Jane Austen – For decades this witty love story has shown people throughout the world that some times the last person you ever want to be w…

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The Woman in White

The Woman in WhiteWilkie Collins’ fifth novel, The Woman in White, was written in 1859 and it is considered to be one of the first mystery novels in English literature.The sleuth…

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The Age of Innocence

The Age of InnocenceThe novel opens as Newland Archer, a lawyer and member of New York’s elite upper class, is newly engaged to the beautiful and seemingly innocent May Welland. Ar…

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The Old Curiosity Shop

The Old Curiosity ShopThere are many literary experts who would consider Charles Dickens to be an author who would still be held in the highest regard even if he lived and wrote his …

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Moby Dick, or the Whale

Moby Dick, or the WhaleMoby Dick by Herman Melville is said to be a strange, disturbing and at the same time beautiful novel, and it certainly is. Though the novel failed to raise pub…

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Moby Dick

Moby DickConsidered a masterpiece and one of the major American novels, Moby Dick is an epic, allegorical tale of one man’s obsessive quest to hunt and kill a great sper…

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s DreamA Midsummer’s Night’s Dream is one of Shakespeare’s most beloved and most performed comedies. This fanciful tale follows a group of amateur thespians and two At…

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Our Mutual Friend

Our Mutual FriendOur Mutual Friend – Charles Dickens’ Most Beautifully Written Satiric MasterpieceCharles Dickens was known for many elaborate works of literature, some of which…

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