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Agnes Grey

Agnes Grey is a semi-autobiographic novel by Anne Brontë, first published in 1847. The novel tells the story of Agnes Grey, the daughter of a minister, whose family comes to financ ...

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Thaïs is a novel by French Nobel laureate Anatole France published in 1890. It is based on events in the life of Saint Thaïs of Egypt, a legendary convert to Christianity who is sa ...

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The Revolt of the Angels

The Revolt of the Angels is a 1914 novel by French Nobel laureate Anatole France. It is a startling tale in which the fallen angel Arcade schemes to organize a new revolt among the ...

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Penguin Island

Penguin Island is a satire novel by French Nobel laureate Anatole France, first published in 1908. The Novel is written in the style of a sprawling 18th- and 19th-century history b ...

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The Mill on the Floss

The Mill on the Floss is a novel by George Eliot, first published in 1860. The novel details the lives of Tom and Maggie Tulliver, a brother and sister growing up on the river Flos ...

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Felix Holt, The Radical

Felix Holt, The Radical is a social novel by George Eliot, first published in 1866. Harold Transome is a landowner who goes against his family's political tradition (much to his mo ...

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Romola is a novel by George Eliot, first published in 1863. Romola is a historical novel set in the fifteenth century, and is "a deep study of life in the city of Florence from an ...

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Adam Bede

Adam Bede, the first novel written by George Eliot (the pen name of Mary Ann Evans), was published in 1859. The novel has remained in print ever since, and is used in university st ...

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Silas Marner

Silas Marner is a novel George Eliot first published in 1861. Reputed as Eliot’s favourite novel Silas Marner is set in the early years of the 19th century. Marner, a weaver, is a ...

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Scenes of Clerical Life

Scenes of Clerical Life is a novel by George Eliot first published in 1858. Scenes of Clerical Life, was the first published fiction by George Eliot. It consists of three novellas ...

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The Lifted Veil

The Lifted Veil is a novella by George Eliot, first published in 1859. The novella explores themes of extrasensory perception, the essence of physical life, possible life after dea ...

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Brother Jacob

Brother Jacob is a short story by George Eliot, first published in 1860. In Brother Jacob, George Eliot explores the relationship between the selfish, self-centred and ambitious Da ...

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Daniel Deronda

Daniel Deronda by George Eliot was first published in 1876. In this enduring Victorian classic, two stories weave in and out of each other: The first is about Gwendolen, one of Eli ...

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Sylvia's Lovers

Sylvia’s Lovers is a novel by Elizabeth Gaskel, first published in 1863. The novel begins in the 1790s in the coastal town of Monkshaven. Sylvia Robson lives with her parents on a ...

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Wives and Daughters

Wives and Daughters is a novel by Elizabeth Gaskell, first published in 1866. Wives and Daughters revolves around Molly Gibson, only daughter of a widowed doctor living in a provin ...

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North and South

North and South is a social novel by English writer Elizabeth Gaskell first published in 1855. Along with Wives and Daughters (1865) and Cranford (1853), it is one of her best know ...

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The Origin of Species

The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life, is the full title of the 6th edition (considered as the definit ...

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The Wolf Leader

The Wolf Leader is an 1857 fantasy novel by Alexandre Dumas, translated by Alfred Allison. The text was also serialized in eight parts in the pulp magazine Weird Tales in 1931-32. ...

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The Prince

The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli, translated by William K. Marriott, is a five hundred year old manual for how to run a kingdom or principality. Written in 1513 but not published ...

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The Emerald City of Oz

The Emerald City of Oz is the sixth of L. Frank Baum's fourteen Land of Oz books. It was also adapted into a Canadian animated film in 1987. Originally published in 1910, it is the ...

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The Road to Oz

The Road to Oz: In Which Is Related How Dorothy Gale of Kansas, The Shaggy Man, Button Bright, and Polychrome the Rainbow's Daughter Met on an Enchanted Road and Followed it All th ...

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Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz

Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz is the fourth book set in the Land of Oz written by L. Frank Baum. It was published on June 18, 1908 and reunites Dorothy with the humbug Wizard from T ...

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Ozma of Oz

Ozma of Oz: A Record of Her Adventures with Dorothy Gale of Kansas, the Yellow Hen, the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman, Tik-Tok, the Cowardly Lion and the Hungry Tiger; Besides Other G ...

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The Land of Oz

The Marvelous Land of Oz: Being an Account of the Further Adventures of the Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman, commonly shortened to The Land of Oz, published in 1904, is the second of ...

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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is the first of the Oz series. Originally published in 1900, it has since been reprinted numerous times, most often under the name The Wizard of Oz, whic ...