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Alexandre Dumas - The Count of Monte Cristo

Alexandre Dumas

The Count of Monte Cristo

This book is a world-famous adventure novel. The story takes place in France, Italy, and islands in the Mediterranean during the historical events of 1815-1839

Alexandre Dumas - The Three Musketeers

Alexandre Dumas

The Three Musketeers

This novel recounts the adventures of a young man named d'Artagnan after he leaves home to travel to Paris, to join the Musketeers of the Guard. D'Artagnan is not one of the musketeers of the title; those being his friends Athos, Porthos and Aramis, inseparable friends who live by the motto "all for one, one for all", a motto which is first put forth by d'Artagnan.

Rudolph Erich Raspe - The Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen

Rudolph Erich Raspe

The Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen

Baron Munchausen is a fictional German nobleman in literature and film. The fictional Baron's exploits, narrated by himself, focus on his impossible achievements as a sportsman, soldier, and traveler, such as riding on a cannonball and traveling to the Moon. Raspe's book was a major international success, and versions of the fictional Baron have appeared on stage, screen, radio, and television.

Miguel de Cervantes - Don Quixote

Miguel de Cervantes

Don Quixote

Don Quixote de la Mancha is a novel by the Spanish author Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra and is considered one of the best novels in history. The first part was published in 1605 and the second in 1615. It is one of the earliest written novels in a modern European language and is arguably the most influential and emblematic work in the canon of Spanish literature.

Frances Hodgson Burnett - Little Lord Fauntleroy

Frances Hodgson Burnett

Little Lord Fauntleroy

Little Lord Fauntleroy is the first children's novel written by author. The novel is included in the top 100 of the world literature.

Thomas Hardy - Jude the Obscure

Thomas Hardy

Jude the Obscure

This book's hero Jude Fawley is a lower-class young man who dreams of becoming a scholar. The two other main characters are his earthy wife, Arabella, and his intellectual cousin, Sue. Themes include class, scholarship, religion, marriage, and the modernisation of thought and society.

Jane Austen - Emma

Jane Austen

Emma

A novel about youthful hubris and the perils of misconstrued romance. As in her other novels, Austen explores the concerns and difficulties of genteel women living in Georgian-Regency England; she also creates a lively comedy of manners among her characters.

William Shakespeare - Romeo and Juliet

William Shakespeare

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare early in his career about two young star-crossed lovers whose deaths ultimately reconcile their feuding families. It was among Shakespeare's most popular plays during his lifetime and, along with Hamlet, is one of his most frequently performed plays. Today, the title characters are regarded as archetypal young lovers.

Rafael Sabatini - Captain Blood: His Odyssy

Rafael Sabatini

Captain Blood: His Odyssy

This book is an adventure novel, originally published in 1922


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