Miguel de Cervantes
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 is the first children's novel written by author. The novel is included in the top 100 of the world literature.
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.
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.
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.
This book is an adventure novel, originally published in 1922
Outline of the script of the film where the main character is the legendary liner Titanic. Unusual interpretation of the popular story with lots of illustrations.
This book is a 1724 book published in Britain, containing biographies of contemporary pirates. Influential in shaping popular conceptions of pirates, it is the prime source for the biographies of many well known pirates
The Headless Horseman is a story about an Irish adventurer and hero in the War with Mexico. This novel was written in 1865 or 1866 and is based on the author's adventures in the United States. Vladimir Nabokov recalled The Headless Horseman as a favorite adventure novel of his childhood years: which had given him a vision of the prairies and the great open spaces and the overarching sky.