Books Tagged ‘Fiction’

Complete Original Short Stories of Guy De Maupassant

Subject: Fiction

“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...

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The Cask of Amontillado

Subject: Horror

“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 ...

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Oliver Twist

Subject: Fiction

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 ̶...

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The Turn of the Screw

Subject: Horror

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 ...

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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Subject: Horror

“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 ...

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The Time Machine

Subject: Science Fiction

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...

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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

Subject: Plays

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...

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Three Men in a Boat

Subject: Fiction

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...

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Candide

Subject: Fiction

Candide, ou l’Optimisme is a French satire first published in 1759 by Voltaire, a philosopher of the Age of Enlightenment. It begins with a young man, Candide, who is livi...

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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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