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  • TALES OF MYSTERY AND IMAGINATION
    POE, EDGAR ALLAN
    ?During the whole of a dull, dark, and soundless day in the autumn of the year, when the clouds hung oppressively low in the heavens, had been passing alone, on horseback, through a singularly dreary tract of country; and at length found myself, as the shades of the evening drew on, within view of the melancholy House of Usher...?Tales of Mystery & Imagination (often rendered a...
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  • PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
    AUSTEN, JANE
    ?It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife...?Pride and Prejudice is a novel of manners by Jane Austen, first published in 1813. The story follows the main character, Elizabeth Bennet, as she deals with issues of manners, upbringing, morality, education, and marriage in the society of the landed gentry o...
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  • EXEMPLARY NOVELS' SELECTION
    CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, MIGUEL DE
    ?At the Venta or hostelry of the Mulinillo, which is situate on the confines of the renowned plain of Alcudia, and on the road from Castile to Andalusia, two striplings met by chance on one of the hottest days of summer...?Exemplary Novels is a series of twelve novellas that follow the model established in Italy, written by Miguel de Cervantes between 1590 and 1612. The collect...
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  • THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
    LEROUX, GASTON
    ?It was the evening on which MM. Debienne and Poligny, the managers of the Opera, were giving a last gala performance to mark their retirement. Suddenly the dressingroom of La Sorelli, one of the principal dancers, was invaded by half-a-dozen young ladies of the ballet, who had come up from the stage after ?dancing? Polyeucte...?The Phantom of the Opera is a novel by French wri...
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  • CONFESSIONS OF AN ENGLISH OPIUM-EATER
    QUINCEY, TOMAS DE
    ?These preliminary confessions, or introductory narrative of the youthful adventures which laid the foundation of the writer?s habit of opium-eating in after-life, it has been judged proper to premise, for three several reasons... ?Confessions of an English Opium-Eater (1821) is an autobiographical account written by Thomas De Quincey, about his laudanum (opium and alcohol) add...
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  • SENSE AND SENSIBILITY
    AUSTEN, JANE
    ?The family of Dashwood had long been settled in Sussex. Their estate was large, and their residence was at Norland Park, in the centre of their property, where, for many generations, they had lived in so respectable a manner as to engage the general good opinion of their surrounding acquaintance...?Sense and Sensibility is a novel by Jane Austen, and was her first published wo...
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  • HEART OF DARKNESS
    CONRAD, JOSEPH
    ?The Nellie, a cruising yawl, swung to her anchor without a flutter of the sails, and was at rest. The flood had made, the wind was nearly calm, and being bound down the river, the only thing for it was to come to and wait for the turn of the tide...?Heart of Darkness (1899) is a novella by Polish-British novelist Joseph Conrad, about a voyage up the Congo River into the Congo ...
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  • HAMLET
    SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM
    ?Sit down awhile;And let us once again assail your ears,That are so fortified against our storyWhat we have two nights seen...?The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, often shortened to Hamlet, is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare at an uncertain date between 1599 and 1602.Set in the Kingdom of Denmark, the play dramatises the revenge Prince Hamlet is called to wreak u...
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  • THE LIFE OF LAZARILLO OF TORMES
    DESCONOCIDO
    ?You should know first of all that I'm called Lazaro of Tormes, and that I'm the son of Tome Gonzales and Antona Perez, who were born in Tejares, a village near Salamanca. I was actually born in the Tormes River, and that's how I got my name...?The Life of Lazarillo de Tormes and of His Fortunes and Adversities is a Spanish novella, published anonymously because of its heretica...
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  • WUTHERING HEIGHTS
    BRONTË, EMILY
    ?I have just returned from a visit to my landlord?the solitary neighbour that I shall be troubled with. This is certainly a beautiful country! In all England, I do not believe that I could have fixed on a situation so completely removed from the stir of society...?Wuthering Heights is Emily Brontë's only novel. Written between October 1845 and June 1846. Although is now widely ...
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  • THE CALL OF THE WILD
    LONDON, JACK
    ?Buck did not read the newspapers, or he would have known that trouble was brewing, not alone for himself, but for every tide-water dog, strong of muscle and with warm, long hair, from Puget Sound to San Diego...?The Call of the Wild is a short adventure novel by Jack London published in 1903 and set in Yukon, Canada during the 1890s Klondike Gold Rush, when strong sled dogs we...
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  • THE AGE OF INNOCENCE
    WHARTON, EDITH
    ?On a January evening of the early seventies, Christine Nilsson was singing in Faust at the Academy of Music in New York...?The Age of Innocence is Edith Wharton's twelfth novel, initially serialized in four parts in the Pictorial Review magazine in 1920, and later released by D. Appleton and Company as a book in New York and in London. It won the 1921 Pulitzer Prize for Fictio...
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  • ROMANTIC LEGENDS OF SPAIN
    BÉCQUER, GUSTAVO ADOLFO
    ?In Seville, in the very portico of Santa Inés, and while, on Christmas Eve, I was waiting for the Midnight Mass to begin, I heard this tradition from a lay-sister of the convent.As was natural, after hearing it, I waited impatiently for the ceremony to commence, eager to be present at a miracle...?The Legends are a variety of romantic tales. As the name implies, most have a le...
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  • TREASURE ISLAND
    STEVENSON, ROBERT LOUIS
    ?Squire Trelawney, Dr. Livesey, and the rest of these gentlemen having asked me to write down the whole particulars about Treasure Island, from the beginning to the end, keeping nothing back but the bearings of the island, and that only because there is still treasure not yet lifted,...?Treasure Island is an adventure novel by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, narrating a...
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  • THE ALHAMBRA
    IRVING, WASHINGTON
    ?In the spring of 1829, the author of this work, whom curiosity had brought into Spain, made a rambling expedition from Seville to Granada in company with a friend, a member of the Russian Embassy at Madrid. Accident had thrown us together from distant regions of the globe, and a similarity of taste led us to wander together among the romantic mountains of Andalusia...?Tales of...
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  • WHITE FANG
    LONDON, JACK
    ?Dark spruce forest frowned on either side the frozen waterway. The trees had been stripped by a recent wind of their white covering of frost, and they seemed to lean towards each other, black and ominous, in the fading light...?White Fang is a novel by American author Jack London (1876?1916) ? and the name of the book's eponymous character, a wild wolfdog. First serialized in ...
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  • THE ART OF WAR
    TZU, SUN
    ?1. Sun Tzu said: The art of war is of vital importance to the State.2. It is a matter of life and death, a road either to safety or to ruin. Hence it is a subject of inquiry which can on no account be neglected...?he Art of War is an ancient Chinese military treatise dating from the 5th century BC. Attributed to the ancient Chinese military strategist Sun Tzu , the text is c...
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  • TRAFALGAR
    PÉREZ GALDÓS, BENITO
    ?I trust that, before relating the important events of which I have been an eye-witness, I may be allowed to say a few words about my early life and to explain the singular accidents and circumstances which resulted in my being present at our great naval catastrophe...?Benito Pérez Galdós (1843?1920) was a Spanish realist novelist. Some authorities consider him second only to C...
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  • MACBETH
    SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM
    ?Doubtful it stood;As two spent swimmers, that do cling togetherAnd choke their art. The merciless Macdonwald ?Worthy to be a rebel, for to thatThe multiplying villanies of natureDo swarm upon him ? from the western isles...?Macbeth (full title The Tragedy of Macbeth) is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare. Set mainly in Scotland, the play dramatises the damaging physical ...
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