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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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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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 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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Just So Stories

Just So StoriesRudyard Kipling, well-known English novelist, poet and short story writer, had lived for an extensive period of time in India, during the late 19th and early 20…

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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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Howards End

Howards EndE.M. Forster has penned a novel that is considered one of the best works of literature of post-Victorian England. The book is the empathic and powerful story of…

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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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