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Books in Category: Classics
Books in Category : 304
Silas Marner
Author : George Eliot
Embittered by a false accusation, disappointed in friendship and love, the weaver Silas Marner retreats into a long twilight life alone with his loom. . . and his gold.

Silas hoards a treasure that destroys his spirit until fate steals it from him and replaces it with a golden-haired child. W...
 
Tono Bungay
Author : H.G. Wells
A satire on a health product whose main medicinal property lies in the mystique of its name. Includes notes, text summary, selected criticism and a chronology of Wells' life and times....
 
Uncle Vanya and Other Plays
Author : Anton Chekhov
Chekhov's lyrical plays and uproarious farces continue to entertain theatergoers nearly a century after he wrote them. From his early work The Seagull --a depiction of estranged love and thwarted passion that became a great success Stanislavsky's Moscow Art Theater--to his last, The Cherry Orchard ...
 
True at First Light
In True at First Light the glory days of the "great white hunters" are over and the Mau Mau rebellion is violently dislodging European farmers from Kenya's arable lands. But to the African gun bearers, drivers, and game scouts who run his safari in the shadow of Mount Kilimanjaro, Hemingway remains ...
 
White Fang
Author : Jack London
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The Prisoner of Zenda
Author : Anthony Hope
I wonder when in the world you're going to do anything, Rudolf? said my brother's wife. "My dear Rose," I answered, laying down my egg-spoon, "why in the world should I do anything? My position is a comfor-table one. I have an income nearly sufficient.....
 
Trumpet Major
Author : Thomas Hardy
Hardy distrusted the application of nineteenth-century empiricism to history because he felt it marginalized important human elements. In The Trumpet Major, the tale of a woman courted by three competing suitors during the Napoleonic wars, he explores the subversive effects of ordinary human desire ...