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Tarzan of the Apes

5 · 850 Ratings · 1139 Downloads
A baby boy, left alone in the jungle after the deaths of his parents, is adopted by a family of apes....

Poems

4.7 · 305 Ratings · 538 Downloads
A collection of poems and plays by this prominent British writer who was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1948...

A Room with a View

3.5 · 972 Ratings · 1051 Downloads
In common with much of his other writing, this work by the eminent English novelist and essayist E. M. Forster (1879-1970) displays an unusually perceptive view of British society ...

The Time Machine

4 · 391 Ratings · 3283 Downloads
This innovative debut novel by British author H.G. Wells follows an unnamed scientist as he uses a time machine to travel from turn-of-the-century England into the far future. Inst...

Great Expectations

4 · 656 Ratings · 5585 Downloads
One of the finest novels by iconic British author Charles Dickens, this Victorian tale follows the good-natured orphan Pip as he makes his way through life. As a boy, Pip crosses p...

The Voyage Out

4.6 · 343 Ratings · 402 Downloads
Using an ocean voyage as the setting, this novel shows people's lack of understanding of each other....

Plain Tales from the Hills

4 · 474 Ratings · 200 Downloads
Set and published during the time of the British Raj, a time of subalterns and tea planters, the 40 stories in "Plain Tales From The Hills" are played out under an unforgiving sun,...

Villette

4.7 · 1267 Ratings · 533 Downloads
Left with no family and no money, Lucy Snowe goes against her own timid nature and travels to the small city of Villette, France, where she becomes a school teacher in Madam Beck's...

Biographia Literaria

4.7 · 1496 Ratings · 517 Downloads
Coleridge's work stands at the very heart of British Romantic Literature. Presenting a sketch of it's author's troubled life and opinions as the context for a series of virtuoso re...

The Red House Mystery

3.5 · 943 Ratings · 312 Downloads
In the tradition of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes stories, this mystery by the author of the Winnie-the-Pooh book is set in the English countryside in a stately British ...

The Man Who Would Be King

4 · 681 Ratings · 448 Downloads
Features five of the author's best early stories: title selection plus "The Phantom Rickshaw," "Wee Willie Winkie," "Without Benefit of Clergy" and "The Strange Ride of Morrowbie J...

Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson

5 · 998 Ratings · 1416 Downloads
On February 10, 1675, the settlement of Lancaster, in the Massachusetts Bay Colony, was attacked by Native Americans. The Native Americans burnt houses down and opened fire on the ...

The Canterville Ghost

4.7 · 193 Ratings · 465 Downloads
The Canterville Ghost is a popular 1887 novella by Oscar Wilde, widely adapted for the screen and stage. “The Canterville Ghost” is a parody featuring a dramatic spirit named S...

The Island of Doctor Moreau

3.5 · 897 Ratings · 817 Downloads
The Island of Doctor Moreau is an 1896 science fiction novel by H. G. Wells, who called it "an exercise in youthful blasphemy". The text of the novel is the narration of Edward Pre...

A Tale of Two Cities

4 · 161 Ratings · 7276 Downloads
"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." Charles Dickens' classic novel tells the story of two Englishmen--degenerate lawyer Sydney Carton and aristocrat Charles Darn...

The Jungle Book

4 · 909 Ratings · 9407 Downloads
The story of the man-cub Mowgli who is raised by wolves in the Indian jungle, guided by his mentors Baloo the bear, Bagheera the black panther and the ancient python Kaa, and who c...

The Canterbury Tales, and Other Poems

3.5 · 930 Ratings · 1025 Downloads
About this book: Geoffey Chaucer (c.1340-1400) was one of the finest storytellers in the English language, as well as being a great poet and an accomplished prose writer. The Cante...

On Liberty

5 · 1176 Ratings · 3166 Downloads
On Liberty is a philosophical work by English philosopher John Stuart Mill, originally intended as a short essay. The work applies Mill's ethical system of utilitarianism to societ...

A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy

4.1 · 926 Ratings · 201 Downloads
Laurence Sterne drew upon his experiences in the 1760s to create this fictional travelogue. Generations have delighted in the narrative of Mr. Yorick, the Sentimental Traveller, wh...

The Prisoner of Zenda

4.3 · 465 Ratings · 263 Downloads
Retells in graphic novel format the story of Rudolf Rassendyll, who falls in love with Princess Flavia on his perilous mission to release the King of Zenda from his captors....

Lord Jim

4.6 · 1583 Ratings · 434 Downloads
"Lord Jim" is the story of a seaman and his various adventures. The writer focuses on that one moment of Jim's life where lack of courage changes it forever. He joins a group of of...

The Scarlet Pimpernel

4 · 325 Ratings · 619 Downloads
"Who is this man, this Scarlet Pimpernel?" Each day this question grew more pressing to the rulers of the French Revolution. Only this man and his band of followers threatened thei...

Letters to His Son, 1766-71

4 · 614 Ratings · 179 Downloads
Earl of Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield was an 18th century British aristocrat best known for his wit and for being a man of letters. His works offer a great insight into what ...

The Last of the Mohicans; A narrative of 1757

4.5 · 623 Ratings · 628 Downloads
The second of Cooper's five Leatherstocking Tales, this is the one which has consistently captured the imagination of generations since it was first published in 1826. Its success ...

Captain Blood

4 · 708 Ratings · 425 Downloads
The young physician Peter Blood, wrongly convicted of treason during the reign of King James II, is exiled from England and sold into slavery in Jamaica. He escapes and becomes a p...