Palmyra Classics

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Paradise Regaimend
  • Milton John
Paradise Regained recalls the earlier and more famous epic poem Paradise Lost by its title, its use of blank verse, and its progression through Christian history.
Great Expectatiois
  • Dickens Charles
Great Expectations, published in 1861, is the author's penultimate completed novel; narrated in the first person, it depicts the personal growth and personal development of an orphan nicknamed Pip.
New Arabian Nights
  • Stevenson Robert Louis
New Arabian Nights, first published in 1882, is a collection of short stories, containing Stevenson's first published fiction, highly acclaimed by literary critics as pioneering works in the English short story tradition
Gulliver's Travels
  • Swift Jonathan
Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. In Four Parts.
Drakula
  • Stoker Bram
Dracula (a Gothic horror novel, first published in 1897) tells the story of the vampire Count Dracula's attempt to move from Transylvania to England so that he may find new blood and spread the undead curse, and of the b
Paradise Lost
  • Milton John
Paradise Lost (1667) an epic poem written in blank verse, is considered to be Milton's major work. It certainly helped solidify his reputation as one of the greatest English poets of his time.
Penguin Island
  • France Anatole
Penguin Island (1908) is a satirical fictional history, beginning with Christian missionary monk landing on the island. Mostly blind and deaf monk have mistaken auks for humans and baptized them.
Lord Jim
  • Conrad Joseph
Lord Jim tells the story of young British seaman Jim who once showed a lack of determination and now is trying to come to turns with himself and his past.
Lady Chatterleys Lover
  • Lawrence David Herbert
Soon after its publication Lady Chatterley's Lover (1928) became notorious for its story of the physical (and emotional) relationship between a working class man and an upper class woman, its explicit descriptions of sex
Un amour de Swann
  • Proust Marcel
Un amour de Swann est la deuxieme partie du roman Du cote de chez Swann, le premier tome d'A la recherche du temps perdu.
Wuthering Heights
  • Bronte Emily
Although Wuthering Heights is now regarded as a classic of English literature, contemporary opinions were deeply polarized; the novel was considered controversial because of its naturalistic depiction of mental and physi
Sense and Sensibility
  • Austen Jane
Sense and Sensibility was first published anonymously in 1811.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • Дойл Артур Конан
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, first published in 1892, is a collection of twelve short stories, featuring a fictional detective Sherlock Holmes, related in first-person narrative from the point of view of Holiness f
The Great Gatsby
  • Fitzgerald Francis Scott
The Great Gatsby (1925) follows a cast of characters living in the fictional town of West Egg on prosperous Long Island in the summer of 1922.
The Picture of Dorian Gray
  • Wilde Oscar
The Picture of Dorian Gray tells the story of a handsome young man, whose full-length portrait was painted by Basil Hallward, an artist infatuated by Dorian's beauty.
The Valley of Fear
  • Doyle Arthur Conan
The Valley of Fear is the fourth and final Sherlock Holmes novel, first published in the Strand Magazine in 1914-1915.
The Sea-Wolf
  • London Jack
The Sea-Wolf, first published in 1904, is a psychological adventure novel.
The Black Arrow
  • Stevenson Robert Louis
The Black Arrow was first published in 1888.
The Mystery of Edwin Drood
  • Dickens Charles
The Mystery of Edwin Drood is the final novel by Charles Dickens, unfinished at the time of the author's death.
A Tale of Two Cities
  • Dickens Charles
A Tale of Two Cities (1859) is set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution.
The Beautiful and Damned
  • Fitzgerald Francis Scott
The Beautiful and Damned, first published in 1922, is F. Scott Fitzgerald's second novel.
The Last of the Mohicans
  • Cooper James Fenimore
The Last of the Mohicans: A Narrative of 1757 (first published in 1826) is the second book of the Leatherstocking Tales pentalogy and the best known to contemporary readers.
The Age of Innocence
  • Wharton Edith
The Age of Innocence (1920) won the 1921 Pulitzer Prize for literature, making Wharton the first woman to win the award.
Sense and Sensibility
  • Austen Jane
Sense and Sensibility was first published anonymously in 1811.
The Scarlet Letter
  • Hawthorne Nathaniel
"The Scarlet Letter: A Romance" is considered to be Hawthorne's "masterwork".
Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and Other Stories
  • Wilde Oscar
Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and Other Stories, a much acclaimed collection of short semi-comic mystery stories, was first published in 1891.
Kim
  • Kipling Rudyard
The story of Kim (1901) unfolds against the backdrop of the political conflict between Russia and Britain in Central Asia known as The Great Came.
The Moonstone
  • Collins Wilkie
"The Moonstone" is an epistolary novel, generally considered the first full length detective novel in the English language.
Don Quixote. Том 1
  • Cervantes Miguel de
Don Quixote fully titled The history of the valorous and wittie Knight-Errant Don-Quixote of the Mancha. It has been translated, into more than 60 languages.
Don Quixote. Том 2
  • Cervantes Miguel de
Although the two parts are now published as a single work, Don Quixote, Part Two was a sequel published ten years after the original novel.
Das Schloss
  • Kafka Franz
Das Schloss ist neben Der Verschollene (auch bekanrtt unter Amerika) und Der Process einer der drei unvollendeten Romane von Franz Kafka. Das 1922 entstandene Werk wurde 1926 von Max Brod postum veroffentlicht.
Leaves of grass
  • Whitman Walt
Leaves of Grass - a poetry collection, with poems loosely connected. With one exception, the poems do not rhyme or follow standard rules for meter and line length.
Чувства и чувствительность
  • Austen Jane
Sense and Sensibility was first published anonymously in 1811.
Emma
  • Austen Jane
Emma, first published in 1815, is a novel about youthful hubris and the perils of misconstrued romance.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
  • Doyle Arthur Conan
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of Sherlock Holmes stories, originally published in 1894.
Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There
  • Carroll Lewis
Through the Looking-Glass (1871) is the sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865).
The War of the Worlds
  • Wells Herbert George
The War of the Worlds (1898) is a science fiction novel, telling about a conflict between mankind and an extraterrestrial race.
Vanity Fair
  • Thackeray William Makepeace
Vanity Fair was first published in 1848, with the subtitle A Novel without a Hero, reflecting Thackeray's interest in deconstructing his era's conventions regarding literary heroism.
Robinson Crusoe
  • Defoe Daniel
Robinson Crusoe, a novel, first published in 1719, tells the story of a castaway who spends thirty years on a remote tropical island, encountering cannibals, captives, and mutineers, before being rescued.
A Study in Scarlet
  • Doyle Arthur Conan
A Study in Scarlet (first published in 1987) marks the first appearance of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, who would become two of the most famous characters in popular fiction.
The Invisible Man
  • Wells Herbert George
The Invisible Man is a science fiction novella originally published in 1897.
The First in the Moon
  • Wells Herbert George
The First Men in the Moon (1901) is a scientific romance; the novel tells the story of a journey to the moon undertaken by the two protagonists, a businessman narrator, Mr. Bedford, and an eccentric scientist, Mr.
Tales of the Jazz Age
  • Fitzgerald Francis Scott
Tales of the Jazz Age (1922) is a collection of eleven short stories - all of them had been published earlier, independently.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
  • Joyce James
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (1916) is Joyce's first novel.
Wuthering Heights
  • Bronte Emily
Although Wuthering Heights is now regarded as a classic of English literature, contemporary opinions were deeply polarized; the novel was considered controversial because of its naturalistic depiction of mental and physi
The Lost World
  • Doyle Arthur Conan
The plot of the novel The Lost World (1912) describes an expedition to a plateau in the Amazon basin where prehistoric animals still survive, led by a charismatic leading character Professor Challenger.
The Shadow Line
  • Conrad Joseph
"The Shadow Line - a short novel based at sea - was first published in 1916.
Les fables
  • de La Fontaine Jean
Le tour de force de La Fontaine est de donner par son travail une haute valeur a un genre qui jusque la n'avait aucune dignite litteraire et n'etait reserve qu'aux exercices scolaires de rhetorique et de latin.

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