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Winston Smith lives in a society where the government controls people's lives every second of the day. Alone in his small, one-room apartment, Winston dreams of a better life. Is freedom from this life of suffering possible?
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Ali wants to take photos of people and places in Istanbul, but he has a big problem: he hasn't got a camera. How can he get one?
The famous Canterville Ghost haunts an old house, but the ghost becomes unhappy when the new owners play tricks on him! In the other stories, we meet Lord Arthur Savile, who has to murder someone before he can get married, and we discover the secret life of beautiful Lady Alroy.
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?
Arthur Conan Doyle
Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead just outside his home. People say that many of the Baskerville family were killed by a gigantic devil-like creature - the Hound of the Baskervilles! Can Sherlock Holmes save the new owner of Baskerville Hall from a terrible death?
Gwendolen thinks that she loves Ernest. Cecily thinks that she loves Ernest too. But who is Ernest really? What kind of man is he? This is a wonderfully funny play by one of the greatest writers of his time. This book is written in a play script format.
Jane Eyre, a poor orphan, grows up in misery until she becomes the governess in the house of wealthy Mr Rochester and falls in love. But mysterious events take place in the house at night, and Mr Rochester appears to be hiding a terrible secret.
It is Lisa's first visit to London. She is going to learn English. Then she meets Michael. And suddenly her English lessons are very exciting !
When Peter Quill finds the Orb, he doesn't know that it is a stone with unimaginable power that everyone is looking for. Soon he is being chased by outlaws and aliens. Will he win this fight?
Edgar Allan Poe
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.
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.
Roberta, Peter and Phyllis, move to a house near a railway line after their father disappears. The children make new friends, but will they be reunited with their father?
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…
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.
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?