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A Tale of Two Cities

by Charles Dickens

Goodreads Rating: 3.85

After eighteen years as a political prisoner in the Bastille, the ageing Doctor Manette is finally released and reunited with his daughter in England. There the lives of two ver...

Aug 28, 2020   Tags: , , , , ,

MOBY-DICK; or, THE WHALE

by Herman Melville

Goodreads Rating: 3.50

“It is the horrible texture of a fabric that should be woven of ships’ cables and hawsers. A Polar wind blows through it, and birds of prey hover over it.” So ...

Aug 26, 2020   Tags: , , , ,

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

by Arthur Conan Doyle

Goodreads Rating: 4.30

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is the series of short stories that made the fortunes of the Strand magazine, in which they were first published, and won immense popularity fo...

Aug 26, 2020   Tags: , , , ,

A Modest Proposal

by Jonathan Swift

Goodreads Rating: 4.04

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, commonly referred to ...

May 08, 2020   Tags: , , , ,

The Masque of the Red Death

by Edgar Allan Poe

Goodreads Rating: 4.08

“The Masque of the Red Death”, originally published as “The Mask of the Red Death: A Fantasy”, is a short story by American writer Edgar Allan Poe, first...

Apr 09, 2020   Tags: , , , ,

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

by Robert Louis Stevenson

Goodreads Rating: 3.82

Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is a gothic novella by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, first published in 1886. The work is also known as The Strange Case of Jekyl...

Apr 08, 2020   Tags: , , , ,

The Works of Edgar Allan Poe, The Raven Edition

by Edgar Allan Poe

Goodreads Rating: 4.50

Edgar Allan Poe was a master of tales of the mysterious and macabre. From the eerie incantations of “The Raven” to the persistent fright of “The Tell-Tale Heart,” his stories an...

Apr 08, 2020   Tags: , , , ,

A Journal of the Plague Year

by Daniel Defoe

Goodreads Rating: 3.57

A Journal of the Plague Year is a novel by Daniel Defoe, first published in March 1722. This novel is an account of one man’s experiences of the year 1665, in which the G...

Apr 08, 2020   Tags: , , , ,

The Importance of Being Earnest

by Oscar Wilde

Goodreads Rating: 4.18

The Importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy for Serious People is a play by Oscar Wilde. First performed on 14 February 1895 at the St James’s Theatre in London, it ...

Apr 08, 2020   Tags: , , , , ,

Ion: The Dialogues of Plato

by [Greek]Plato

Goodreads Rating: 4.03

In Plato’s Ion (/ˈaɪɒn/; Greek: Ἴων) Socrates discusses with the titular character, a professional rhapsode who also lectures on Homer, the question of whether the rhapsod...

Apr 08, 2020   Tags: , ,