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The Odyssey (Illustrated)
Poet Homer The Odyssey (Illustrated)
  • English
  • 129386 Words
  • Ages 10 and up
  • 108
  • 0

The Odyssey (Greek: Ὀδύσσεια, Odýsseia) is one of two major ancient Greek epic poems attributed to Homer. It is, in part, a sequel to the Iliad, the other work ascribed to Homer. The poem is fundamental to the modern Western canon, and is the second oldest extant work of We... Read more...

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The Picture of Dorian Gray (Illustrated)
Oscar Wilde The Picture of Dorian Gray (Illustrated)
  • English
  • 78926 Words
  • Ages 10 and up
  • 105
  • 0

The novel tells of a young man named Dorian Gray, the subject of a painting by artist Basil Hallward. Basil is impressed by Dorian's beauty and becomes infatuated with him, believing his beauty is responsible for a new mode in his art. Dorian meets Lord Henry Wotton, a frie... Read more...

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The American Claimant (Illustrated)
Mark Twain The American Claimant (Illustrated)
  • English
  • 63041 Words
  • Ages 10 and up
  • 104
  • 0

The American Claimant is an 1892 novel by American humorist and writer Mark Twain. Twain wrote the novel with the help of phonographic dictation, the first author (according to Twain himself) to do so. This was also (according to Twain) an attempt to write a book without me... Read more...

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Bleak House (Illustrated)
Charles Dickens Bleak House (Illustrated)
  • English
  • 353219 Words
  • Ages 10 and up
  • 102
  • 0

Bleak House is a novel by Charles Dickens, published in 20 monthly instalments between March 1852 and September 1853. It is held to be one of Dickens's finest novels, containing one of the most vast, complex and engaging arrays of minor characters and sub-plots in his entir... Read more...

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The Old Curiosity Shop (Illustrated)
Charles Dickens The Old Curiosity Shop (Illustrated)
  • English
  • 215973 Words
  • Ages 10 and up
  • 101
  • 0

The Old Curiosity Shop tells the story of Nell Trent, a beautiful and virtuous young girl of "not quite fourteen." An orphan, she lives with her maternal grandfather (whose name is never revealed) in his shop of odds and ends. Her grandfather loves her dearly, and Nell does... Read more...

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Roughing It (Illustrated)
Mark Twain Roughing It (Illustrated)
  • English
  • 164119 Words
  • Ages 10 and up
  • 93
  • 0

Based on Mark Twain's 1872 autobiographical novel, this made-for-cable film is presented in flashback form, as aged humorist Mark Twain (James Garner) is invited as the keynote speaker for the Bryn Mawr College graduation ceremonies of 1891. At first concerned that his repu... Read more...

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The Prince and the Pauper (Illustrated)
Mark Twain The Prince and the Pauper (Illustrated)
  • English
  • 68970 Words
  • Ages 10 and up
  • 92
  • 1

Tom Canty (youngest son of a family living with the dregs of society in Offal Court) has always aspired to a better life, encouraged by the local priest (who has taught him to read and write). Loitering around the palace gates one day, he sees a prince (the Prince of Wales ... Read more...

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Emma (Illustrated)
Jane Austen Emma (Illustrated)
  • English
  • 157437 Words
  • Ages 10 and up
  • 80
  • 0

Emma Woodhouse, aged 20 at the start of the novel, is a young, beautiful, witty, and privileged woman in Regency England. She lives on the fictional estate of Hartfield in Surrey in the village of Highbury with her elderly widowed father, a valetudinarian who is excessively... Read more...

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Following the Equator (Illustrated)
Mark Twain Following the Equator (Illustrated)
  • English
  • 185178 Words
  • Ages 10 and up
  • 77
  • 0

Following the Equator (sometimes titled More Tramps Abroad) is a non-fiction travelogue published by American author Mark Twain in 1897. Twain was practically bankrupt in 1894 due to a failed investment into a "revolutionary" typesetting machine. In an attempt to extricate... Read more...

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The second Part of Henry the Sixt (Illustrated)
Willam Shakespeare The second Part of Henry the Sixt (Illustrated)
  • English
  • 26108 Words
  • Ages 10 and up
  • 76
  • 0

Henry VI, Part 2 (often written as 2 Henry VI) is a history play by William Shakespeare believed to have been written in 1591, and set during the lifetime of King Henry VI of England. Whereas 1 Henry VI deals primarily with the loss of England's French territories and the p... Read more...

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