Book description: Love's Labours Lost is the story of Ferdinand, King of Navarre, who declares that his court will be devoted to ascetic study for three years and that women should be sworn off by the men in his court.
From inside flap: Flaubert's devastatingly realized tale of a young woman destroyed by the reckless pursuit of her romantic dreams
Description: The passionate confessions of a suffering soul; the brutal self-loathing of a tormented man; the scathing scorn of an alienated antihero who has become one of the greatest figures in all literature.
Book Description A timeless tale of a strong pioneer woman facing great challenges.
Dicken's classic tale of orphan Oliver who escapes from the workhouse and finds himself among a den of thieves. Set in 19th century London.
Tragedy by Shakespeare revolving around themes of racism, jealousy, and betrayal.
Speech professor Henry Higgins successfully teaches Eliza Doolittle to speak and act like a duchess, but she adamantly refuses to be his creation.
Shakespeare's famous story of "star-crossed lovers" whose families are engaged in a bitter feud.
In the town of Spoon River, the dead are given a last chance to speak to the living in the form of epitaphs written on their tombstones.
Shakespearean play with two subplots 1) Antonio defaults on a loan from Shylock the Jew, who demands his life as bond 2) Portia must marry the man who passes a test her father arranged.
Back cover: Can Henry find the strength within himself to earn the red badge of courage?
Book Description Passionate Eustacia Vye detests her life amid the dreary environs of Egdon Heath and spies her escape when Clym Yeobright returns from Paris.
Short novella by Conrad. Story of an uncertain captain, who nearly runs his boat aground on rocks to give a murderer a chance at freedom.