Books Tagged ‘Classics’

The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, Or Gustavus Vassa, The African Written By Himself

Subject: Historical

The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, Or Gustavus Vassa, The African, first published in 1789 in London, is the autobiography of Olaudah Equiano. The narrati...

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Through the Looking-Glass

Subject: Fiction

Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There (also known as Alice Through the Looking-Glass or simply Through the Looking-Glass) is an 1871 novel by Lewis Carroll and t...

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The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe

Subject: Fiction

Robinson Crusoe is a novel by Daniel Defoe, first published on 25 April 1719. Epistolary, confessional, and didactic in form, the book is presented as an autobiography of the ti...

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Common Sense

Subject: Nonfiction

Common Sense is a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine in 1775–1776 advocating independence from Great Britain to people in the Thirteen Colonies. Writing in clear and persuasive pr...

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Sense and Sensibility

Subject: Fiction

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

Subject: Nonfiction

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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David Copperfield

Subject: Fiction

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

Subject: Fiction

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

Subject: Philosophy

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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Wuthering Heights

Subject: Fiction

Wuthering Heights is a novel by Emily Brontë published in 1847 under her pseudonym “Ellis Bell”. It is her only finished novel. Wuthering Heights and Anne BrontëR...

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