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A Tale of Two Cities

by Dickens, Charles

Love's Labours Lost

by Shakespeare, William

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.


by Shakespeare, William

Shakespeare's master tragedy.

Madame Bovary

by Flaubert, Gustave and Marx-Aveling, Eleanor

From inside flap: Flaubert's devastatingly realized tale of a young woman destroyed by the reckless pursuit of her romantic dreams

Moby Dick

by Melville, Herman

The classic tale

Notes from the Underground

by Dostoyevsky, Fyodor

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.

O Pioneers!

by Cather, Willa

Book Description A timeless tale of a strong pioneer woman facing great challenges.

Oedipus Trilogy

by Sophocles

Classical Greek tragedy.

Oliver Twist

by Dickens, Charles

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.


by Shakespeare, William

Tragedy by Shakespeare revolving around themes of racism, jealousy, and betrayal.


by Shaw, George Bernard

Speech professor Henry Higgins successfully teaches Eliza Doolittle to speak and act like a duchess, but she adamantly refuses to be his creation.

Richard III

by Shakespeare, William

One of Shakespeare's histories. Last of a four-play series, with Henry VI Parts 1, 2, and 3.

Romeo and Juliet

by Shakespeare, William

Shakespeare's famous story of "star-crossed lovers" whose families are engaged in a bitter feud.

Spoon River Anthology

by Masters, Edgar Lee

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.

The Merchant of Venice

by Shakespeare, William

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.

The Odyssey

by Homer and Pope, Alexander

Homer's classical Greek epic poem.

The Phantom of the Opera

by Leroux, Gaston

The Red Badge of Courage

by Crane, Stephen

Back cover: Can Henry find the strength within himself to earn the red badge of courage?

The Return of the Native

by Hardy, Thomas

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.

The Scarlet Letter

by Hawthorne, Nathaniel

The Secret Sharer

by Conrad, Joseph

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.

The Sonnets

by Shakespeare, William

Collection of Shakespeare's sonnets.

The Story of My Life

by Keller, Helen

Helen Keller's autobiography.

The Tempest

by Shakespeare, William

The Winter's Tale

by Shakespeare, William
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