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.
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Gulliver travels across the sea from England and has an accident. He arrives in a country of very, very small people. What will they do with him?
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?
Set in the Great Depression in the United States, The Grapes of Wrath is the story of the Joad family and their odyssey from Oklahoma to California to escape the Dust Bowl of the 1930s.
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.
It is 1942 in Holland and the Germans have invaded. All Jewish people are frightened for their lives, so the Frank family hide. Life is dangerous but they hope for the best – until they are finally discovered. Anne Frank was a real person, and this is her diary.
Scrooge is a mean man. He loves money, and he doesn't like people. He really doesn't like Christmas. But some ghosts visit him. Will Scrooge learn from the ghosts? Can he change?
Are you brave enough to read four of Poe's famous horror stories? Edgar Allan Poe wrote strange stories about terrible people and evil crimes… Don't read this book late at night!
All animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others.
Herbert George Wells
One summer night, a strange cylinder falls to Earth. Few people are interested at first, but then the end of the cylinder unscrews and a strange, grey creature emerges. Can anything be done to stop this invasion?
Arthur Conan Doyle
Sherlock Holmes is a great detective. There are few cases that he cannot solve. In this collection, his skills are put to the test in three adventures: The Speckled Band, The Five Orange Pips, and The Crown of Diamonds.
In this collection of Roald Dahl's finest stories, we meet some quite ordinary people who behave in extraordinary ways. There is a man who is sure he can hear plants scream and the wife who discovers a perfect way to get rid of her husband…
Three authors, three stories, three ghosts. Written in the nineteenth century, these three chilling ghost stories are guaranteed to send shivers down your spine.
The story of Robin Hood is very famous. Robin Hood robbed rich people and gave the money to poor people. He loved adventure, and he was the best fighter in England.
Sherlock Holmes disappeared in Switzerland in 1891 while working on a dangerous case. Everyone thought he was dead, but he's back with his friend, Dr. Watson, to solve three of his most interesting cases.
Basil Hallward paints a portrait of a handsome young man, Dorian Gray. Dorian wishes that he could always stay handsome and young, and his wish comes true. But there are consequences.
This collection brings together some of the best examples of late nineteenth and early twentieth-century short stories. Some of the stories are funny and others are more serious. All of them are highly enjoyable.