Author: Robert Louis Stevenson / Subject: Science-Fiction-Physicians
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is about a London lawyer named John Gabriel Utterson who investigates strange occurrences between his old friend, Dr Henry Jekyll, and the evil Edward Hyde.
Author: Edgar Allan Poe / Subject: Horror-Horror tales
The story follows Prince Prospero's attempts to avoid a dangerous plague known as the Red Death by hiding in his abbey.
Author: Edgar Allan Poe / Subject: Fiction-Classics
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Author: Oscar Wilde / Subject: Plays-Comedy
Oscar Wilde's madcap farce about mistaken identities, secret engagements, and lovers entanglements still delights readers more than a century after its 1895 publication and premiere performance.
Author: [Greek]Plato / Subject: Philosophy-Philosophy
Ion (dialogue), a dialogue by Plato, between Socrates and Ion, a reciter of epic poems.
Author: Lewis Carroll / Subject: Fantasy-Childrens-Fantasy
After a tumble down the rabbit hole, Alice finds herself far away from home in the absurd world of Wonderland. As mind-bending as it is delightful, Lewis Carrollâ€™s 1865 novel is pure magic for young and old alike.
Author: [Norway]Henrik Ibsen / Subject: Free eBooks-Plays
A Doll's House was first staged in Copenhagen, Denmark, in 1879. The play is important for its criticism of 19th century marriage norms -- the first seeds of feminism.
Author: Daniel Defoe / Subject: Historical-Historical fiction
In 1665, the Great Plague swept through London, claiming nearly 100,000 lives. In A Journal of the Plague Year, Defoe vividly chronicles the progress of the epidemic. The shocking immediacy of Defoe's description of plague-racked London makes this one of the most convincing accounts of the Great Plague ever written.
Author: Jonathan Swift / Subject: Essay-Political satire
A Modest Proposal For preventing the Children of Poor People From being a Burthen to Their Parents or Country, and For making them Beneficial to the Publick.
Author: Jane Austen / Subject: Romance-Romantic
Since its immediate success in 1813, Pride and Prejudice has remained one of the most popular novels in the English language.
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