Sense and Sensibility tells the story of two sisters, Elinor and Marianne Dashwood. Elinor is sensible and self-controlled; Marianne is emotional and loves excitement. Both fall in love and experience heartbreak. Will they ever find the right man to love and marry?
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In a wood outside Athens, four young people are following their dreams, while fairies play strange games with them. Their world seems unreal but is it really very different from our own?
Two babies are born on the same day in England. One boy is a prince and the other boy is from a very poor family. Ten years later, they change places for a game. But then the old king dies and they cannot change back. Will the poor boy be the new King of England?
Edgar Allan Poe
There are five stories in this book. 'The Fall of the House of Usher' and 'The Barrel of Amontillado' are stories of madness; 'The Maelstrom' describes fear of death during a storm on the ocean; and in 'The Murders of the Rue Morgue' and 'The Stolen Letter' meet C. Auguste Dupin, Poe's famous Parisian detective.
Charlie Marlow was a steamboat captain in on the River Congo. In his search for Mr. Kurtz in the heart of Africa, he discovers his own truth and an unfamiliar dark center of his heart.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
During one hot summer on Long Island, Jay Gatsby throws an amazing party every weekend. He is an extremely wealthy man, although no one knows where he or his money have come from. But Gatsby has a purpose: he is following a dream of love. Will his dream come true?
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M. R. James
There are strange and horrible creatures, witches, a boy with no heart, and screams that are heard in the night. M.R. James was one of the greatest ghost and horror writers of all time, and this collection of nine stories introduces you to his chilling genius.
On the Road, first published in the United States in 1957, is the most famous of Jack Kerouac's many novels. The novel is semi-autobiographical and follows the wild adventures of Sal Paradise and Dean Moriarty on their cross-country trips across America.