Books Tagged ‘Historical’

Hard Times

Subject: Fiction

Hard Times: For These Times (commonly known as Hard Times) is the tenth novel by Charles Dickens, first published in 1854. The book surveys English society and satirises the soc...

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Edith Wharton

Subject: Fiction

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...

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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 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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Anna Karenina

Subject: Fiction

Anna Karenina is a novel by the Russian author Leo Tolstoy, first published in book form in 1878. Many writers consider Anna Karenina the greatest work of literature ever, and T...

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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 Jungle

Subject: Fiction

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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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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Leviathan

Subject: Philosophy

Leviathan or The Matter, Forme and Power of a Commonwealth Ecclesiasticall and Civil, commonly referred to as Leviathan, is a book written by Thomas Hobbes (1588–1679) and publi...

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Les Misérables

Subject: Fiction

Les Misérables is a French historical novel by Victor Hugo, first published in 1862, that is considered one of the greatest novels of the 19th century. Beginning in 1815 and cul...

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