Books Tagged ‘Fiction’ - Page 5

Anthem

Subject: Fiction

Anthem has long been hailed as one of Ayn Rand’s classic novels, and a clear predecessor to her later masterpieces, The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged. In Anthem, Rand ex...

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The Count of Monte Cristo

Subject: Fiction

Thrown in prison for a crime he has not committed, Edmond Dantes is confined to the grim fortress of If. There he learns of a great hoard of treasure hidden on the Isle of Monte...

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Treasure Island

Subject: Fiction

Treasure Island (originally The Sea Cook: A Story for Boys) is an adventure novel by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, narrating a tale of “buccaneers and buried gol...

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Subject: Fiction

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer revolves around the youthful adventures of the novel’s schoolboy protagonist, Thomas Sawyer, whose reputation precedes him for causing mischie...

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Little Women

Subject: Fiction

Little Women is one of the best loved books of all time. Lovely Meg, talented Jo, frail Beth, spoiled Amy: these are hard lessons of poverty and of growing up in New England dur...

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Dracula

Subject: Horror

When Jonathan Harker visits Transylvania to help Count Dracula purchase a London house, he makes horrifying discoveries in his client’s castle. Soon afterwards, disturbing...

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Grimm’s Fairy Tales

Subject: Fantasy

The Grimm brothers were early 19th-century writers best known for their fairy tales coming from Scandinavian, Icelandic and Germanic origins. By 1807 there was a growing interes...

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A Tale of Two Cities

Subject: Fiction

After eighteen years as a political prisoner in the Bastille, the ageing Doctor Manette is finally released and reunited with his daughter in England. There the lives of two ver...

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Subject: Mystery

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is the series of short stories that made the fortunes of the Strand magazine, in which they were first published, and won immense popularity fo...

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The Works of Edgar Allan Poe, The Raven Edition

Subject: Fiction

Edgar Allan Poe was a master of tales of the mysterious and macabre. From the eerie incantations of “The Raven” to the persistent fright of “The Tell-Tale Heart,” his stories an...

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