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Oliver Twist

by Charles Dickens

Goodreads Rating: 3.87

The story centres on orphan Oliver Twist, born in a workhouse and sold into apprenticeship with an undertaker. After escaping, Oliver travels to London, where he meets the ̶...

Oct 01, 2020   Tags: , , ,

The Turn of the Screw

by Henry James

Goodreads Rating: 3.43

The Turn of the Screw is an 1898 horror novella by Henry James that first appeared in serial format in Collier’s Weekly magazine (January 27 – April 16, 1898). In October ...

Oct 01, 2020   Tags: , , , ,

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

by Washington Irving

Goodreads Rating: 3.73

“The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” is a gothic story by American author Washington Irving, contained in his collection of 34 essays and short stories entitled The Sketch ...

Sep 20, 2020   Tags: , , , ,

Japanese Girls and Women

by Alice Mabel Bacon

Goodreads Rating: 3.90

Bacon evocatively depicts Japanese women unsettled by their modern education, yet saddled with traditional cultural expectations. With its insight into Japan’s class syste...

Sep 20, 2020   Tags: , ,

The Time Machine

by H.G. Wells

Goodreads Rating: 3.89

The Time Machine is a science fiction novella by H. G. Wells, published in 1895 and written as a frame narrative. The work is generally credited with the popularization of the c...

Sep 20, 2020   Tags: , , , ,

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

by William Shakespeare

Goodreads Rating: 4.52

William Shakespeare is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world’s pre-eminent dramatist. His plays are constantly studied, performed an...

Sep 20, 2020   Tags: , , , ,

The Devil’s Dictionary

by Ambrose Bierce

Goodreads Rating: 4.11

The Devil’s Dictionary is a satirical dictionary written by American Civil War soldier, journalist, and writer Ambrose Bierce consisting of common words followed by humoro...

Sep 20, 2020   Tags: , , ,

Three Men in a Boat

by Jerome K. Jerome

Goodreads Rating: 3.89

Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog), published in 1889, is a humorous account by English writer Jerome K. Jerome of a two-week boating holiday on the Thames from Kin...

Sep 20, 2020   Tags: , , , ,

The Memoirs, Correspondence, and Miscellanies, From the Papers of Thomas

by Thomas Jefferson

Goodreads Rating: 4.03

The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, as Henry Steele Commager has said, “will illuminate, as does no comparable body of private papers, the whole course of our history from the 1760’...

Sep 20, 2020   Tags: , ,

Two Treatises of Government

by John Locke

Goodreads Rating: 3.84

Two Treatises of Government (or Two Treatises of Government: In the Former, The False Principles, and Foundation of Sir Robert Filmer, and His Followers, Are Detected and Overth...

Sep 20, 2020   Tags: , , ,