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Flowers for Algernon

by Keyes, Daniel

Oscar-winning film Charly starring Cliff Robertson and Claire Bloom-a mentally challenged man receives an operation that turns him into a genius...and introduces him to heartache.

Forbidden City

by Bell, William

Historical fiction of the great events that swept China in the spring of 1989, after the Tian An Men Square uprising.

Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus

by Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft

Classic horror story. Victor Frankenstein is obsessed with creating life. His botched creature sets out to destroy Frankenstein, and all he holds dear.

Future Shock

by Toffler, Alvin

Description of the world's response to change and how it affects our lives.

Going After Cacciato

by O'Brien, Tim

"To call Going After Cacciato a novel about war is like calling Moby-Dick a novel about whales." So wrote The New York Times of Tim O'Brien's now classic novel of Vietnam.

Great Expectations

by Dickens, Charles

Pip, a poor orphan being raised by a cruel sister, does not have much in the way of great expectations between his terrifying experience in a graveyard with a convict named Magwitch and his humiliating visits with the eccentric Miss Havisham's

Green Mansions

by Hudson, W. H.

Book Description Modern classic tells the compelling story of Rima, a strange birdlike girl of the jungle, and Abel, the European who falls in love with her.

Gulliver's Travels

by Swift, Jonathan

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Hamlet

by Shakespeare, William

The letter "u" and the letter "v" are switched in this copy, due to an original printing error. Includes editor's note.

Hard Times

by Dickens, Charles

Book Description Woes of Victorian life for the underclass.

Haunted House

by Parish, Peggy

Weird things happen at a new home.

Heart of Darkness

by Conrad, Joseph

Loosely based on Conrad's firsthand experience of rescuing a company agent from a remote station in the heart of the Congo, the novel is considered a literary bridge between the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Hiroshima

by Hersey, John

Memories and tales from the survivors of the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. 37 years later, Hersey went back to Japan. The final chapter is what he found there.

I Heard the Owl Call My Name

by Craven, Margaret

A novel about the clash of the ancient culture versus the modern culture of the Indians of the Pacific Northwest.

Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah

by Bach, Richard

What if a Siddartha or a Jesus came into our time, with power over the illusions of the world?

Invisible Man

by Ellison, Ralph

Invisible Manis a milestone in American literature, a book that has continued to engage readers since its appearance in 1952.

Jane Eyre

by Brontë, Charlotte

"Come to me-come to me entirely now," said he. "Make my happiness--I will make yours." Born into a poor family and raised by an oppressive aunt, young Jane Eyre becomes the governess at Thornfield Manor to escape the confines of her life.

Johnny Tremain

by Forbes, Esther

This historical novel relates the experiences of Johnny Tremain, a young teenager living in Boston between 1773 and 1776, and his involvement in the historic events taking place at that time.

Journey to the Center of the Earth

by Verne, Jules

A team of explorers makes an expedition into a crater in Iceland that leads to the center of the earth and to incredible and horrifying discoveries.

Jude the Obscure

by Hardy, Thomas

Book Description Hardy's masterpiece traces a poor stonemason's ill-fated romance with his free-spirited cousin.

Julius Caesar

by Shakespeare, William

Shakespeare's timeless tragedy of conspiracy and betrayal tells the story of the murder of Julius Caesar and the gruesome aftermath as Rome descends into a violent mob.

Kim

by Kipling, Rudyard

It is the tale of an orphaned sahib and the burdensome fate that awaits him when he is unwittingly dragged into the Great Game of Imperialism.

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

by Twain, Mark

Mark Twain's sequel to Adventures of Tom Sawyer. A modern masterpiece of American fiction.

The Bell Jar

by Plath, Sylvia

The heartbreaking story of a young woman's descent into madness.

The Bridge of San Luis Rey

by Wilder, Thornton

The breaking of a bridge causes the death of five people. Brother Juniper investigates their past lives to shed light on the reasons of their deaths.

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