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Sense and Sensibility

by Jane Austen

Goodreads Rating: 4.07

Sense and Sensibility is a novel by Jane Austen, published in 1811. It tells the story of the Dashwood sisters, Elinor (age 19) and Marianne (age 16½) as they come of age. They ...

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The Elements of Style

by William Strunk Jr.

Goodreads Rating: 4.17

The Elements of Style is an American English writing style guide in numerous editions. The original was composed by William Strunk Jr. in 1918, and published by Harcourt in 1920...

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The Divine Comedy

by Dante Alighieri

Goodreads Rating: 4.05

The Divine Comedy is a long Italian narrative poem by Dante Alighieri, begun c. 1308 and completed in 1320, a year before his death in 1321. It is widely considered to be the pr...

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The Mysterious Affair at Styles

by Agatha Christie

Goodreads Rating: 3.99

The Mysterious Affair at Styles is a detective novel by British writer Agatha Christie. It was written in the middle of the First World War, in 1916. Styles was Christie’s...

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The Jungle

by Upton Sinclair

Goodreads Rating: 3.74

The Jungle is a 1906 novel by the American journalist and novelist Upton Sinclair (1878–1968). The novel portrays the harsh conditions and exploited lives of immigrants in the U...

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Pygmalion

by George Bernard Shaw

Goodreads Rating: 3.90

Pygmalion is a play by George Bernard Shaw, named after a Greek mythological figure. It was first presented on stage to the public in 1913. In ancient Greek mythology, Pygmalio...

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David Copperfield

by Charles Dickens

Goodreads Rating: 3.99

David Copperfield is the eighth novel by Charles Dickens. The novel features the character David Copperfield, and is written in the first person, as a description of his life un...

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The Romance of Lust: A Classic Victorian erotic novel

by Anonymous

Goodreads Rating: 3.18

The Romance of Lust, or Early Experiences is a Victorian erotic novel written anonymously in four volumes during the years 1873–1876 and published by William Lazenby. Henry Spen...

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Essays of Michel De Montaigne

by Michel de Montaigne

Goodreads Rating: 4.21

The Essays (French: Essais, pronounced [esɛ]) of Michel de Montaigne are contained in three books and 107 chapters of varying length. They were originally written in Middle Fren...

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The Jungle Book

by Rudyard Kipling

Goodreads Rating: 3.93

The Jungle Book (1894) is a collection of stories by the English author Rudyard Kipling. Most of the characters are animals such as Shere Khan the tiger and Baloo the bear, thou...

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