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Don Juan (poem)

by Lord Byron

Goodreads Rating: 3.80

In English literature, Don Juan (1819–1824), by Lord Byron, is a satirical, epic poem that portrays Don Juan not as a womaniser, but as a man easily seduced by women. Lord Byron...

Jun 26, 2022   Tags: , , , , ,

De Profundis (From the Depths)

by Oscar Wilde

Goodreads Rating: 4.20

De Profundis (Latin: “from the depths”) is a letter written by Oscar Wilde during his imprisonment in Reading Gaol, to “Bosie” (Lord Alfred Douglas). In ...

Jun 26, 2022   Tags: , , , , , ,

Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea

by Jules Verne

Goodreads Rating: 3.89

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Seas (French: Vingt mille lieues sous les mers) is a classic science fiction adventure novel by French writer Jules Verne. The novel was origin...

Jun 22, 2022   Tags: , , , , , ,

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

by James Joyce

Goodreads Rating: 3.63

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man is the first novel of Irish writer James Joyce. A Künstlerroman written in a modernist style, it traces the religious and intellectual aw...

Jun 22, 2022   Tags: , , , , ,

The American Diary of a Japanese Girl

by Yoné Noguchi

Goodreads Rating: 2.89

The first American novel by a writer of Japanese ancestry, “The American Diary of a Japanese Girl” is a landmark of modern American fiction and Japanese-American tra...

Jun 21, 2022   Tags: , , ,

Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds

by Charles Mackay

Goodreads Rating: 3.85

Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds is an early study of crowd psychology by Scottish journalist Charles Mackay, first published in 1841 under the title Me...

Jun 21, 2022   Tags: , , , , , ,

Around the World in Eighty Days

by Jules Verne

Goodreads Rating: 3.94

Around the World in Eighty Days (French: Le tour du monde en quatre-vingts jours) is an adventure novel by the French writer Jules Verne, first published in French in 1872. In t...

Jun 21, 2022   Tags: , , , , , ,

Notes from Underground

by Fyodor Dostoevsky

Goodreads Rating: 4.17

Dostoevsky’s most revolutionary novel, Notes from Underground marks the dividing line between nineteenth- and twentieth-century fiction, and between the visions of self each cen...

Jun 21, 2022   Tags: , , , , , ,

Carmilla

by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

Goodreads Rating: 3.83

Carmilla is an 1872 Gothic novella by Irish author Sheridan Le Fanu and one of the early works of vampire fiction, predating Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1897) by 26 years. Firs...

Jun 20, 2022   Tags: , , , , , , ,

Persuasion(novel)

by Jane Austen

Goodreads Rating: 4.14

Persuasion is the last novel completed by Jane Austen. It was published along with Northanger Abbey at the end of 1817, six months after her death. The novel was published on De...

Jun 18, 2022   Tags: , , , , ,