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  • The Three Musketeers reviews

    The Three Musketeers Book Reviews

    Alexandre Dumas

    The Three Musketeers is the first of three adventure novels written by Alexandre Dumas featuring the character of d’Artagnan. The young d’Artagnan leaves home in Gascony for Paris ...

  • Tales of Old Japan reviews

    Tales of Old Japan Book Reviews

    Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford Redesdale

    This work is a part of the Lit2Go collection, a collaboration between the Florida Department of Education and the University of South Florida College of Education. Lit2Go is dedica...

  • The Odyssey reviews

    The Odyssey Book Reviews

    Homer

    The Odyssey is one of the oldest works of Western literature, dating back to classical antiquity. Homer’s epic poem belongs in a collection called the Epic Cycle, which includes th...

  • Rebecca reviews

    Rebecca Book Reviews

    Daphne du Maurier

    The classic Gothic suspense novel by Daphne du Maurier winner of the Anthony Award for Best Novel of the Century is now a Netflix film starring Lily James and Armie Hammer. Last ...

  • Black Beauty reviews

    Black Beauty Book Reviews

    Anna Sewell

    The bestselling novel Black Beauty by Anna Sewell was published in 1877. The story is a first person narrative told from the perspective of the horse Black Beauty. This unique narr...

  • The Plague reviews

    The Plague Book Reviews

    Albert Camus

    "The Plague" by Albert Camus is a thoughtprovoking novel that unfolds in the fictional town of Oran, Algeria, gripped by an inexplicable epidemic. As the citizens grapple...

  • The Sun Also Rises reviews

    The Sun Also Rises Book Reviews

    Ernest Hemingway

    A poignant look at the disillusionment and angst of the postWorld War I generation, the novel introduces two of Hemingway’s most unforgettable characters: Jake Barnes and Lady Bret...

  • The Brothers Karamazov reviews

    The Brothers Karamazov Book Reviews

    Fyodor Dostoevsky

    Dmitri Karamazov and his father Fyodor are at war over both Dmitri’s inheritance and the affections of the beautiful Grushenka. Into this feud arrive the middle brother Ivan, recen...

  • The Mysterious Island reviews

    The Mysterious Island Book Reviews

    Jules Verne

    In this classic tale by French science fiction writer Jules Verne, a group of Americans escape the American Civil War by flying in a balloon and land on a mysterious island in the ...

  • Winnie the Pooh reviews

    Winnie the Pooh Book Reviews

    A. A. Milne

    During an ordinary day in Hundred Acre Wood, Winnie the Pooh sets out to find some honey. Misinterpreting a note from Christopher Robin, Owl convinces Tigger, Rabbit, Piglet, Pooh,...

  • Jude the Obscure reviews

    Jude the Obscure Book Reviews

    Thomas Hardy

    Jude Fawley is a rural stone mason with intellectual aspirations. Frustrated by poverty and the indifference of the academic institutions at the University of Christminster, his on...

  • Anna Karenina reviews

    Anna Karenina Book Reviews

    Leo Tolstoy

    An Apple Books Classic edition. “Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” Thus begins what many consider the world’s greatest novel. Leo Tolst...

  • A Murder is Announced reviews

    A Murder is Announced Book Reviews

    Agatha Christie

    "A Murder is Announced" is a detective novel written by Agatha Christie, first published in 1950. The story is part of her Miss Marple series and features the shrewd amat...

  • An Ideal Husband reviews

    An Ideal Husband Book Reviews

    Oscar Wilde

    An Apple Books Classic edition. Rumor has it that upon passing through customs, Oscar Wilde once proclaimed, “I have nothing to declare but my genius.” Wilde’s play An Ideal Husban...

  • We reviews

    We Book Reviews

    Yevgeny Zamyatin

    An Apple Books Classic edition. What happens when feelings get in the way of order? What is the price of perfecting society? Yevgeny Zamyatin’s We , like many of the dystopian nove...

  • The Getting of Wisdom reviews

    The Getting of Wisdom Book Reviews

    Henry Handel Richardson

    An Apple Books Classic edition. Writing as Henry Handel Richardson, Ethel Richardson drew on her personal experience to tell the story of her fictional heroine, Laura Rambotham. At...

  • Notes from Underground reviews

    Notes from Underground Book Reviews

    Fyodor Dostoevsky

    Notes from Underground is a fictional collection of memoirs written by a civil servant living alone in St. Petersburg. The man is never named and is generally referred to as the Un...

  • The Gambler reviews

    The Gambler Book Reviews

    Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    The Gambler is a short novel by Fyodor Dostoyevsky about a young tutor in the employment of a formerly wealthy Russian general. The novella reflects Dostoyevsky&#...

  • Oedipus King of Thebes reviews

    Oedipus King of Thebes Book Reviews

    Sophocles & Gilbert Murray

    A 1917 translation of the classic Greek tragedy of murder and incest. Gilbert Murray, a British Classical scholar, wrote explanatory notes and translated, opting to convert Sophocl...

  • The Iliad reviews

    The Iliad Book Reviews

    Homer

    The Iliad is one of the oldest works of Western literature, dating back to classical antiquity. Homer’s epic poem belongs in a collection called the Epic Cycle, which includes the ...

  • Pride and Prejudice reviews

    Pride and Prejudice Book Reviews

    Jane Austen

    An Apple Books Classic edition. Jane Austen’s beloved classic opens with this witty and very memorable line: “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possessio...

  • By the Shores of Silver Lake reviews

    By the Shores of Silver Lake Book Reviews

    Laura Ingalls Wilder

    The fifth of the Little House books series. Follow the Ingalls family as they find a new life further west. Dangers come from humans as they encounter claim jumping murderers and u...

  • Don Quixote reviews

    Don Quixote Book Reviews

    Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

    Don Quixote is a novel that doesn’t need much introduction. Not only is it widely considered the greatest Spanish literary work of all time, one of the greatest literary works in h...

  • Robbery Under Arms reviews

    Robbery Under Arms Book Reviews

    Rolf Boldrewood

    An Apple Books Classic edition. Before there were Westerns, there was Robbery Under Arms , a novel that captures the legends of bushrangersAustralia’s outback outlaws. From the ver...

  • A Study in Scarlet reviews

    A Study in Scarlet Book Reviews

    Arthur Conan Doyle

    A Study in Scarlet was the careerstarting, first Sherlock Holmes story published by Arthur Conan Doyle. Set in 19thcentury London, it follows Dr. John Watson, a war veteran, and th...

  • Cannery Row reviews

    Cannery Row Book Reviews

    John Steinbeck

    Cannery Row is a book without much of a plot. Rather, it is an attempt to capture the feeling and people of a place, the cannery district of Monterey, California, which is populate...

  • A Tale of Two Cities reviews

    A Tale of Two Cities Book Reviews

    Charles Dickens

    The novel depicts the plight of the French peasantry demoralised by the French aristocracy in the years leading up to the revolution, the corresponding brutality demonstrated by th...

  • Reflections on War and Death reviews

    Reflections on War and Death Book Reviews

    Sigmund Freud

    It is a Fiction Classic Story Book. The Book Says that Caught in the whirlwind of these war times, without any real information or any perspective upon the great changes that have ...

  • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn reviews

    Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Book Reviews

    Mark Twain

    Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is an American classic, a book that has inspired troves of writers in its wake, and that has sparked generations of discussion and debate. It is a no...

  • Siddhartha reviews

    Siddhartha Book Reviews

    Hermann Hesse

    Hermann Hesse wrote Siddhartha during a period in his life in which he suffered what he described as a “sickness with life.” He claimed to be unable to complete the book because he...

  • Brave New World reviews

    Brave New World Book Reviews

    Aldous Huxley

    Brave New World is a dystopian novel by English author Aldous Huxley, first written in 1931 and published in 1932. Largely set in a futuristic World State, inhabited by genetically...

  • The Grapes of Wrath reviews

    The Grapes of Wrath Book Reviews

    John Steinbeck

    "The Grapes of Wrath" by John Steinbeck is a powerful and evocative novel that captures the struggles of the Joad family, displaced by the Dust Bowl and economic hardship...

  • Selections from Poe reviews

    Selections from Poe Book Reviews

    Edgar Allan Poe & J. Montgomery Gambrill

    In 1907, editor J. Montgomery Gambrill published this collection of poems and short stories by Edgar Allan Poe, including “The Raven” and “The Fall of the House of Usher.”

  • The Iliad of Homer reviews

    The Iliad of Homer Book Reviews

    Homer

    The Iliad (sometimes referred to as the Song of Ilion or Song of Ilium) is an ancient Greek epic poem in dactylic hexameter, traditionally attributed to Homer. Set during the Troja...

  • Wuthering Heights reviews

    Wuthering Heights Book Reviews

    Emily Bronte

    Wuthering Heights is a moody 19thcentury triumph, lauded for its dark imagery, austere setting, and depiction of fraught romance. Wuthering Heights is Emily Bronte’s account of the...

  • The Wind in the Willows reviews

    The Wind in the Willows Book Reviews

    Kenneth Grahame

    This amazing novel focuses on four anthropomorphised animals in a pastoral version of England. The novel is notable for its mixture of mysticism, adventure, morality, and camarader...

  • The Canterbury Tales, and Other Poems reviews

    The Canterbury Tales, and Other Poems Book Reviews

    Geoffrey Chaucer

    The object of this volume is to place before the general reader our two early poetic masterpieces The Canterbury Tales and The Faerie Queen to do so in a way that will render thei...

  • The Time Machine reviews

    The Time Machine Book Reviews

    H.G. Wells

    The Time Machine cemented author H.G. Wells as the father of modern science fiction. In it, the Time Traveller embarks on a staggering journey 800,000 years into the future, where ...

  • 100 Greatest Books reviews

    100 Greatest Books Book Reviews

    Jane Austen, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, Bram Stoker, Charles Dickens, Charlotte Brontë, William Shakespeare, Aldous Huxley, Victor Hugo, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Frances Hodgson Burnett, Mark Twain, L.M. Montgomery, A. A. Milne, Alexandre Dumas, Leo Tolstoy, Kurt Vonnegut, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Mary Shelley, Elizabeth Gaskell, Anna Sewell, Miguel de Cervantes, Herman Melville, L. Frank Baum, Jack London, Dante Alighieri, Joseph Conrad, Jonathan Swift, Daniel Defoe, H.G. Wells, Franz Kafka, The Brothers Grimm, Lewis Carroll, Louisa May Alcott, John Steinbeck, Emily Bronte, Oscar Wilde, Hermann Hesse, Sylvia Plath & Niccolò Machiavelli

    Explore «100 Greatest Books,» a curated anthology featuring classics and modern treasures. This collection is will your gateway to a rich literary journey, spanning the ages and ge...

  • The Brothers Karamazov reviews

    The Brothers Karamazov Book Reviews

    Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    As Fyodor Karamazov awaits an amorous encounter, he is violently done to death. The three sons of the old debauchee are forced to confront their own guilt or complicity. Who will o...

  • The First Four Years reviews

    The First Four Years Book Reviews

    Laura Ingalls Wilder

    The ninth, and the last, of the Little House books series. (It’s manuscript was discovered and published posthumously unedited.) Laura Ingalls Wilder is beginning life with her new...

  • The Turn of the Screw reviews

    The Turn of the Screw Book Reviews

    Henry James

    In this bloodcurdling story, that imagination weaves the lives of two children, a governess in love with her employer, and a sprawling country house into a flawless story, still un...

  • On the Banks of Plum Creek reviews

    On the Banks of Plum Creek Book Reviews

    Laura Ingalls Wilder

    The fourth of the Little House books series. This tells the story of Laura and her family living a tough life on the beautiful banks of Plum Creek in a house made of sod. Blizzards...

  • Little Women reviews

    Little Women Book Reviews

    Louisa May Alcott

    An Apple Books Classic edition. Meet the Marches! Louisa May Alcott’s classic introduces us to four unforgettable sisters: beautiful Meg, tomboyish Jo, delicate Beth, and Amy, the ...

  • These Happy Golden Years reviews

    These Happy Golden Years Book Reviews

    Laura Ingalls Wilder

    The eighth, and originally the last, of the Little House books series. (The ninth book was discovered and then published posthumously.) Fifteenyearold Laura lives apart from her fa...

  • Mrs. Dalloway reviews

    Mrs. Dalloway Book Reviews

    Virginia Woolf

    Mrs Dalloway is a novel by Virginia Woolf that details a day in the life of Clarissa Dalloway, a fictional highsociety woman in post–First World War England. The novel addresses Cl...

  • The Scarlet Letter reviews

    The Scarlet Letter Book Reviews

    Nathaniel Hawthorne

    The Scarlet Letter is generally considered to be Nathaniel Hawthorne’s masterpiece. Set in 17th century Boston, it follows the plight of Hester Prynne, a young woman who bears a ch...

  • Death on the Nile reviews

    Death on the Nile Book Reviews

    Agatha Christie

    Agatha Christie's most daring travel mystery. The tranquility of a lovely cruise along the Nile is shattered by the discovery that Linnet Ridgeway has been shot through the he...

  • 1984 reviews

    1984 Book Reviews

    George Orwell

    In George Orwell's iconic and prophetic masterpiece, "1984," a haunting vision of a dystopian future unfolds. Set in a world dominated by the allseeing eye of Big Br...

  • The Bell Jar reviews

    The Bell Jar Book Reviews

    Sylvia Plath

    "The Bell Jar" by Sylvia Plath is a haunting exploration of the human psyche. Set against the backdrop of 1950s America, the novel follows Esther Greenwood, a talented an...

  • Such Is Life reviews

    Such Is Life Book Reviews

    Joseph Furphy

    An Apple Books Classic edition. Set in the Australian outback in the 19th century, Such Is Life is the fictional diary of Tom Collins, a bull driver with a penchant for philosophic...

  • The Richest Man in Babylon reviews

    The Richest Man in Babylon Book Reviews

    George S. Clason

    Beloved by millions, this timeless classic holds the key to all you desire and everything you wish to accomplish. This is the book that reveals the secret to personal wealth. Count...

  • House of the Seven Gables reviews

    House of the Seven Gables Book Reviews

    Nathaniel Hawthorne

    The curse of Mathew Maule descends on seven generations of the inhabitants of an old New England house.

  • The Night Before Christmas reviews

    The Night Before Christmas Book Reviews

    Clement C. Moore

    First published anonymously in 1823and later attributed to Clemente C. Moore The Night Before Christmas is arguably one of the most famous and cherished Christmas poems of all time...

  • Dracula reviews

    Dracula Book Reviews

    Bram Stoker

    Dracula is one of the most famous publicdomain horror novels in existence, responsible not just for introducing the eponymous Count Dracula, but for introducing many of the common ...

  • The Scarlet Letter reviews

    The Scarlet Letter Book Reviews

    Nathaniel Hawthorne

    An Apple Books Classic edition. Hester Prynne lives in infamy. After committing adultery and bearing a child with a man whose name she refuses to divulge, the heroine of Nathaniel ...

  • The Great Gatsby reviews

    The Great Gatsby Book Reviews

    F. Scott Fitzgerald

    An Apple Books Classics edition. The Roaring Twenties are in full effect in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s riveting classic. Manabouttown Jay Gatsby seems to have it all, including loads of...

  • Poor Folk reviews

    Poor Folk Book Reviews

    Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    This novel brought its 24yearold author critical and public acclaim nearly overnight. Written in the form of letters, it recounts a blossoming romance amid St. Petersburg's sl...

  • Wuthering Heights reviews

    Wuthering Heights Book Reviews

    Emily Brontë

    An Apple Books Classic edition. If you’ve only ever seen Wuthering Heights on screen, you may have an image of Catherine and Heathcliff as the ultimate starcrossed lovers. But that...

  • Discourses reviews

    Discourses Book Reviews

    Epictetus

    Raised a slave in Nero’s court, Epictetus would become one of the most influential philosophers in the Stoic tradition. While exiled in Greece by an emperor who considered philosop...

Best Paid Classics Books of 2024

  • The Three Musketeers reviews

    The Three Musketeers Book Reviews

    Alexandre Dumas

    The Three Musketeers is the first of three adventure novels written by Alexandre Dumas featuring the character of d’Artagnan. The young d’Artagnan leaves home in Gascony for Paris ...

  • Tales of Old Japan reviews

    Tales of Old Japan Book Reviews

    Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford Redesdale

    This work is a part of the Lit2Go collection, a collaboration between the Florida Department of Education and the University of South Florida College of Education. Lit2Go is dedica...

  • The Odyssey reviews

    The Odyssey Book Reviews

    Homer

    The Odyssey is one of the oldest works of Western literature, dating back to classical antiquity. Homer’s epic poem belongs in a collection called the Epic Cycle, which includes th...

  • Rebecca reviews

    Rebecca Book Reviews

    Daphne du Maurier

    The classic Gothic suspense novel by Daphne du Maurier winner of the Anthony Award for Best Novel of the Century is now a Netflix film starring Lily James and Armie Hammer. Last ...

  • Black Beauty reviews

    Black Beauty Book Reviews

    Anna Sewell

    The bestselling novel Black Beauty by Anna Sewell was published in 1877. The story is a first person narrative told from the perspective of the horse Black Beauty. This unique narr...

  • The Plague reviews

    The Plague Book Reviews

    Albert Camus

    "The Plague" by Albert Camus is a thoughtprovoking novel that unfolds in the fictional town of Oran, Algeria, gripped by an inexplicable epidemic. As the citizens grapple...

  • The Sun Also Rises reviews

    The Sun Also Rises Book Reviews

    Ernest Hemingway

    A poignant look at the disillusionment and angst of the postWorld War I generation, the novel introduces two of Hemingway’s most unforgettable characters: Jake Barnes and Lady Bret...

  • The Brothers Karamazov reviews

    The Brothers Karamazov Book Reviews

    Fyodor Dostoevsky

    Dmitri Karamazov and his father Fyodor are at war over both Dmitri’s inheritance and the affections of the beautiful Grushenka. Into this feud arrive the middle brother Ivan, recen...

  • The Mysterious Island reviews

    The Mysterious Island Book Reviews

    Jules Verne

    In this classic tale by French science fiction writer Jules Verne, a group of Americans escape the American Civil War by flying in a balloon and land on a mysterious island in the ...

  • Winnie the Pooh reviews

    Winnie the Pooh Book Reviews

    A. A. Milne

    During an ordinary day in Hundred Acre Wood, Winnie the Pooh sets out to find some honey. Misinterpreting a note from Christopher Robin, Owl convinces Tigger, Rabbit, Piglet, Pooh,...

  • Jude the Obscure reviews

    Jude the Obscure Book Reviews

    Thomas Hardy

    Jude Fawley is a rural stone mason with intellectual aspirations. Frustrated by poverty and the indifference of the academic institutions at the University of Christminster, his on...

  • Anna Karenina reviews

    Anna Karenina Book Reviews

    Leo Tolstoy

    An Apple Books Classic edition. “Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” Thus begins what many consider the world’s greatest novel. Leo Tolst...

  • A Murder is Announced reviews

    A Murder is Announced Book Reviews

    Agatha Christie

    "A Murder is Announced" is a detective novel written by Agatha Christie, first published in 1950. The story is part of her Miss Marple series and features the shrewd amat...

  • An Ideal Husband reviews

    An Ideal Husband Book Reviews

    Oscar Wilde

    An Apple Books Classic edition. Rumor has it that upon passing through customs, Oscar Wilde once proclaimed, “I have nothing to declare but my genius.” Wilde’s play An Ideal Husban...

  • We reviews

    We Book Reviews

    Yevgeny Zamyatin

    An Apple Books Classic edition. What happens when feelings get in the way of order? What is the price of perfecting society? Yevgeny Zamyatin’s We , like many of the dystopian nove...

  • The Getting of Wisdom reviews

    The Getting of Wisdom Book Reviews

    Henry Handel Richardson

    An Apple Books Classic edition. Writing as Henry Handel Richardson, Ethel Richardson drew on her personal experience to tell the story of her fictional heroine, Laura Rambotham. At...

  • Notes from Underground reviews

    Notes from Underground Book Reviews

    Fyodor Dostoevsky

    Notes from Underground is a fictional collection of memoirs written by a civil servant living alone in St. Petersburg. The man is never named and is generally referred to as the Un...

  • The Gambler reviews

    The Gambler Book Reviews

    Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    The Gambler is a short novel by Fyodor Dostoyevsky about a young tutor in the employment of a formerly wealthy Russian general. The novella reflects Dostoyevsky&#...

  • Oedipus King of Thebes reviews

    Oedipus King of Thebes Book Reviews

    Sophocles & Gilbert Murray

    A 1917 translation of the classic Greek tragedy of murder and incest. Gilbert Murray, a British Classical scholar, wrote explanatory notes and translated, opting to convert Sophocl...

  • The Iliad reviews

    The Iliad Book Reviews

    Homer

    The Iliad is one of the oldest works of Western literature, dating back to classical antiquity. Homer’s epic poem belongs in a collection called the Epic Cycle, which includes the ...

  • Pride and Prejudice reviews

    Pride and Prejudice Book Reviews

    Jane Austen

    An Apple Books Classic edition. Jane Austen’s beloved classic opens with this witty and very memorable line: “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possessio...

  • By the Shores of Silver Lake reviews

    By the Shores of Silver Lake Book Reviews

    Laura Ingalls Wilder

    The fifth of the Little House books series. Follow the Ingalls family as they find a new life further west. Dangers come from humans as they encounter claim jumping murderers and u...

  • Don Quixote reviews

    Don Quixote Book Reviews

    Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

    Don Quixote is a novel that doesn’t need much introduction. Not only is it widely considered the greatest Spanish literary work of all time, one of the greatest literary works in h...

  • Robbery Under Arms reviews

    Robbery Under Arms Book Reviews

    Rolf Boldrewood

    An Apple Books Classic edition. Before there were Westerns, there was Robbery Under Arms , a novel that captures the legends of bushrangersAustralia’s outback outlaws. From the ver...

  • A Study in Scarlet reviews

    A Study in Scarlet Book Reviews

    Arthur Conan Doyle

    A Study in Scarlet was the careerstarting, first Sherlock Holmes story published by Arthur Conan Doyle. Set in 19thcentury London, it follows Dr. John Watson, a war veteran, and th...

  • Cannery Row reviews

    Cannery Row Book Reviews

    John Steinbeck

    Cannery Row is a book without much of a plot. Rather, it is an attempt to capture the feeling and people of a place, the cannery district of Monterey, California, which is populate...

  • A Tale of Two Cities reviews

    A Tale of Two Cities Book Reviews

    Charles Dickens

    The novel depicts the plight of the French peasantry demoralised by the French aristocracy in the years leading up to the revolution, the corresponding brutality demonstrated by th...

  • Reflections on War and Death reviews

    Reflections on War and Death Book Reviews

    Sigmund Freud

    It is a Fiction Classic Story Book. The Book Says that Caught in the whirlwind of these war times, without any real information or any perspective upon the great changes that have ...

  • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn reviews

    Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Book Reviews

    Mark Twain

    Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is an American classic, a book that has inspired troves of writers in its wake, and that has sparked generations of discussion and debate. It is a no...

  • Siddhartha reviews

    Siddhartha Book Reviews

    Hermann Hesse

    Hermann Hesse wrote Siddhartha during a period in his life in which he suffered what he described as a “sickness with life.” He claimed to be unable to complete the book because he...

  • Brave New World reviews

    Brave New World Book Reviews

    Aldous Huxley

    Brave New World is a dystopian novel by English author Aldous Huxley, first written in 1931 and published in 1932. Largely set in a futuristic World State, inhabited by genetically...

  • The Grapes of Wrath reviews

    The Grapes of Wrath Book Reviews

    John Steinbeck

    "The Grapes of Wrath" by John Steinbeck is a powerful and evocative novel that captures the struggles of the Joad family, displaced by the Dust Bowl and economic hardship...

  • Selections from Poe reviews

    Selections from Poe Book Reviews

    Edgar Allan Poe & J. Montgomery Gambrill

    In 1907, editor J. Montgomery Gambrill published this collection of poems and short stories by Edgar Allan Poe, including “The Raven” and “The Fall of the House of Usher.”

  • The Iliad of Homer reviews

    The Iliad of Homer Book Reviews

    Homer

    The Iliad (sometimes referred to as the Song of Ilion or Song of Ilium) is an ancient Greek epic poem in dactylic hexameter, traditionally attributed to Homer. Set during the Troja...

  • Wuthering Heights reviews

    Wuthering Heights Book Reviews

    Emily Bronte

    Wuthering Heights is a moody 19thcentury triumph, lauded for its dark imagery, austere setting, and depiction of fraught romance. Wuthering Heights is Emily Bronte’s account of the...

  • The Wind in the Willows reviews

    The Wind in the Willows Book Reviews

    Kenneth Grahame

    This amazing novel focuses on four anthropomorphised animals in a pastoral version of England. The novel is notable for its mixture of mysticism, adventure, morality, and camarader...

  • The Canterbury Tales, and Other Poems reviews

    The Canterbury Tales, and Other Poems Book Reviews

    Geoffrey Chaucer

    The object of this volume is to place before the general reader our two early poetic masterpieces The Canterbury Tales and The Faerie Queen to do so in a way that will render thei...

  • The Time Machine reviews

    The Time Machine Book Reviews

    H.G. Wells

    The Time Machine cemented author H.G. Wells as the father of modern science fiction. In it, the Time Traveller embarks on a staggering journey 800,000 years into the future, where ...

  • 100 Greatest Books reviews

    100 Greatest Books Book Reviews

    Jane Austen, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, Bram Stoker, Charles Dickens, Charlotte Brontë, William Shakespeare, Aldous Huxley, Victor Hugo, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Frances Hodgson Burnett, Mark Twain, L.M. Montgomery, A. A. Milne, Alexandre Dumas, Leo Tolstoy, Kurt Vonnegut, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Mary Shelley, Elizabeth Gaskell, Anna Sewell, Miguel de Cervantes, Herman Melville, L. Frank Baum, Jack London, Dante Alighieri, Joseph Conrad, Jonathan Swift, Daniel Defoe, H.G. Wells, Franz Kafka, The Brothers Grimm, Lewis Carroll, Louisa May Alcott, John Steinbeck, Emily Bronte, Oscar Wilde, Hermann Hesse, Sylvia Plath & Niccolò Machiavelli

    Explore «100 Greatest Books,» a curated anthology featuring classics and modern treasures. This collection is will your gateway to a rich literary journey, spanning the ages and ge...

  • The Brothers Karamazov reviews

    The Brothers Karamazov Book Reviews

    Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    As Fyodor Karamazov awaits an amorous encounter, he is violently done to death. The three sons of the old debauchee are forced to confront their own guilt or complicity. Who will o...

  • The First Four Years reviews

    The First Four Years Book Reviews

    Laura Ingalls Wilder

    The ninth, and the last, of the Little House books series. (It’s manuscript was discovered and published posthumously unedited.) Laura Ingalls Wilder is beginning life with her new...

  • The Turn of the Screw reviews

    The Turn of the Screw Book Reviews

    Henry James

    In this bloodcurdling story, that imagination weaves the lives of two children, a governess in love with her employer, and a sprawling country house into a flawless story, still un...

  • On the Banks of Plum Creek reviews

    On the Banks of Plum Creek Book Reviews

    Laura Ingalls Wilder

    The fourth of the Little House books series. This tells the story of Laura and her family living a tough life on the beautiful banks of Plum Creek in a house made of sod. Blizzards...

  • Little Women reviews

    Little Women Book Reviews

    Louisa May Alcott

    An Apple Books Classic edition. Meet the Marches! Louisa May Alcott’s classic introduces us to four unforgettable sisters: beautiful Meg, tomboyish Jo, delicate Beth, and Amy, the ...

  • These Happy Golden Years reviews

    These Happy Golden Years Book Reviews

    Laura Ingalls Wilder

    The eighth, and originally the last, of the Little House books series. (The ninth book was discovered and then published posthumously.) Fifteenyearold Laura lives apart from her fa...

  • Mrs. Dalloway reviews

    Mrs. Dalloway Book Reviews

    Virginia Woolf

    Mrs Dalloway is a novel by Virginia Woolf that details a day in the life of Clarissa Dalloway, a fictional highsociety woman in post–First World War England. The novel addresses Cl...

  • The Scarlet Letter reviews

    The Scarlet Letter Book Reviews

    Nathaniel Hawthorne

    The Scarlet Letter is generally considered to be Nathaniel Hawthorne’s masterpiece. Set in 17th century Boston, it follows the plight of Hester Prynne, a young woman who bears a ch...

  • Death on the Nile reviews

    Death on the Nile Book Reviews

    Agatha Christie

    Agatha Christie's most daring travel mystery. The tranquility of a lovely cruise along the Nile is shattered by the discovery that Linnet Ridgeway has been shot through the he...

  • 1984 reviews

    1984 Book Reviews

    George Orwell

    In George Orwell's iconic and prophetic masterpiece, "1984," a haunting vision of a dystopian future unfolds. Set in a world dominated by the allseeing eye of Big Br...

  • The Bell Jar reviews

    The Bell Jar Book Reviews

    Sylvia Plath

    "The Bell Jar" by Sylvia Plath is a haunting exploration of the human psyche. Set against the backdrop of 1950s America, the novel follows Esther Greenwood, a talented an...

  • Such Is Life reviews

    Such Is Life Book Reviews

    Joseph Furphy

    An Apple Books Classic edition. Set in the Australian outback in the 19th century, Such Is Life is the fictional diary of Tom Collins, a bull driver with a penchant for philosophic...

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    The Richest Man in Babylon Book Reviews

    George S. Clason

    Beloved by millions, this timeless classic holds the key to all you desire and everything you wish to accomplish. This is the book that reveals the secret to personal wealth. Count...

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    House of the Seven Gables Book Reviews

    Nathaniel Hawthorne

    The curse of Mathew Maule descends on seven generations of the inhabitants of an old New England house.

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    The Night Before Christmas Book Reviews

    Clement C. Moore

    First published anonymously in 1823and later attributed to Clemente C. Moore The Night Before Christmas is arguably one of the most famous and cherished Christmas poems of all time...

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    Dracula Book Reviews

    Bram Stoker

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    The Scarlet Letter Book Reviews

    Nathaniel Hawthorne

    An Apple Books Classic edition. Hester Prynne lives in infamy. After committing adultery and bearing a child with a man whose name she refuses to divulge, the heroine of Nathaniel ...

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    The Great Gatsby Book Reviews

    F. Scott Fitzgerald

    An Apple Books Classics edition. The Roaring Twenties are in full effect in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s riveting classic. Manabouttown Jay Gatsby seems to have it all, including loads of...

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    Poor Folk Book Reviews

    Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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    Wuthering Heights Book Reviews

    Emily Brontë

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    Discourses Book Reviews

    Epictetus

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