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Complete Original Short Stories of Guy De Maupassant

by Guy De Maupassant

Goodreads Rating: 4.19

“I entered literary life as a meteor, and I shall leave it like a thunderbolt. ” These words of Maupassant to Jose Maria de Heredia on the occasion of a memorable meeting are, i...

Oct 06, 2020   Tags: , , ,

On Liberty

by John Stuart Mill

Goodreads Rating: 3.97

On Liberty is a philosophical essay by the English philosopher John Stuart Mill, it applies Mill’s ethical system of utilitarianism to society and state. Mill suggests sta...

Oct 06, 2020   Tags: , , , ,

The Cask of Amontillado

by Edgar Allan Poe

Goodreads Rating: 4.09

“The Cask of Amontillado” (sometimes spelled “The Casque of Amontillado”) is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe. The story, set in an unnamed Italian city ...

Oct 05, 2020   Tags: , , , ,

The Poetics of Aristotle

by Aristotle

Goodreads Rating: 3.83

Aristotle’s Poetics is the earliest surviving work of dramatic theory and first extant philosophical treatise to focus on literary theory. In this text Aristotle offers an...

Oct 05, 2020   Tags: , , , ,

Ethan Frome

by Edith Wharton

Goodreads Rating: 3.40

Ethan Frome is a 1911 book by American author Edith Wharton. It is set in the fictitious town of Starkfield, Massachusetts. In one of American fiction’s finest and most in...

Oct 04, 2020   Tags: , , ,

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: , , , ,