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Treasure Island

by Robert Louis Stevenson

Goodreads Rating: 3.83

Treasure Island (originally The Sea Cook: A Story for Boys) is an adventure novel by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, narrating a tale of “buccaneers and buried gol...

Aug 29, 2020   Tags: , , , , , ,

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

by Mark Twain

Goodreads Rating: 3.91

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer revolves around the youthful adventures of the novel’s schoolboy protagonist, Thomas Sawyer, whose reputation precedes him for causing mischie...

Aug 28, 2020   Tags: , , , , ,

Little Women

by Louisa May Alcott

Goodreads Rating: 4.08

Little Women is one of the best loved books of all time. Lovely Meg, talented Jo, frail Beth, spoiled Amy: these are hard lessons of poverty and of growing up in New England dur...

Aug 28, 2020   Tags: , , , ,

Dracula

by Bram Stoker

Goodreads Rating: 4.00

When Jonathan Harker visits Transylvania to help Count Dracula purchase a London house, he makes horrifying discoveries in his client’s castle. Soon afterwards, disturbing...

Aug 28, 2020   Tags: , , ,

The Yellow Wallpaper

by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Goodreads Rating: 4.11

Based on the author’s own experiences, ‘The Yellow Wallpaper’ is the chilling tale of a woman driven to the brink of insanity by the ‘rest cure’ prescribed after the...

Aug 28, 2020   Tags: , , , ,

The Metamorphosis

by Franz Kafka

Goodreads Rating: 3.82

“As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams he found himself transformed in his bed into a gigantic insect. He was laying on his hard, as it were armor-plated, b...

Aug 28, 2020   Tags: , , , ,

Grimm’s Fairy Tales

by Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm

Goodreads Rating: 4.13

The Grimm brothers were early 19th-century writers best known for their fairy tales coming from Scandinavian, Icelandic and Germanic origins. By 1807 there was a growing interes...

Aug 28, 2020   Tags: , , , , ,

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...

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