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Anne of Ingleside

Anne of Ingleside

Lucy Maud Montgomery | Classic Literature
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Published: Aug 2012
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Lucy Maud Montgomery OBE (November 30, 1874 – April 24, 1942), called "Maud" by family and friends and publicly known as L.M. Montgomery, was a Canadian author best known for a series of novels beginning with Anne of Green Gables, published in 1908. Anne of Green Gables was an immediate success...

The Golden Bowl

The Golden Bowl

Henry James | Classic Literature
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Published: Aug 2012
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The Golden Bowl is a 1904 novel by Henry James. Set in England, this complex, intense study of marriage and adultery completes what some critics have called the "major phase" of James' career. The Golden Bowl explores the tangle of interrelationships between a father and daughter and their...


The Europeans

The Europeans

Henry James | Classic Literature
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Published: Aug 2012
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The Europeans: A sketch is a short novel by Henry James, published in 1878. It is essentially a comedy contrasting the behaviour and attitudes of two visitors from Europe with those of their relatives living in the 'new' world of New England. The novel first appeared as a serial in The Atlantic...

In the Cage

In the Cage

Henry James | Classic Literature
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Published: Aug 2012
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In the Cage is a novella by Henry James, first published as a book in 1898. This long story centers on an unnamed London telegraphist. She deciphers clues to her clients' personal lives from the often cryptic telegrams they submit to her as she sits in the "cage" at the post office. Sensitive and...

Bouvard et Pécuchet

Bouvard et Pécuchet

Gustave Flaubert | Classic Literature
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Published: Jul 2012
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Bouvard et Pécuchet is an unfinished satirical work by Gustave Flaubert, published in 1881 after his death in 1880. Although conceived in 1863 as Les Deux Cloportes ("The Two Woodlice"), and partially inspired by a short story of Barthélemy Maurice (Les Deux Greffiers, "The Two Court Clerks"...


The Touchstone

The Touchstone

Edith Wharton | Classic Literature
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Published: Jul 2012
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The Touchstone is a novella written by Edith Wharton. It was published in 1900 and was her first published novella. Stephen Glennard's career is falling apart and he desperately needs money so that he may marry his beautiful fiancee. He happens upon an advertisement in a London magazine promising...

Where Angels Fear to Tread

Where Angels Fear to Tread

E. M. Forster | Classic Literature
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Published: Jul 2012
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Where Angels Fear to Tread (1905) is a novel by E. M. Forster, originally entitled Monteriano. The title comes from a line in Alexander Pope's An Essay on Criticism: "For fools rush in where angels fear to tread". In 1991 it was made into a film by Charles Sturridge, starring Rupert Graves...

The Longest Journey

The Longest Journey

E. M. Forster | Classic Literature
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Published: Jul 2012
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The Longest Journey (1907) is a bildungsroman by E. M. Forster. Rickie Elliot is a student at early 20th century Cambridge, a university that seems like paradise to him, amongst bright if cynical companions, when he receives a visit from two friends, an engaged young woman, Agnes Pembroke, and her...


Howards End

Howards End

E. M. Forster | Classic Literature
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Published: Jul 2012
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Howards End is a novel by E. M. Forster, first published in 1910, which tells a story of social and familial relations in turn-of-the-century England. The main subject matter comprises the difficulties and benefits of relationships between people of divergent outlook, gender, or class; a further...

Time Regained In Search of Lost Time 7

Time Regained In Search of Lost Time 7

Marcel Proust | Classic Literature
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Published: Jul 2012
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Visiting Gilberte at her home in Combray Marcel learns that Swann’s Way and the Guermantes’ Way are not irreconcilable. The war affects everyone: Robert dies a hero at the front, Charlus haunts the male brothels of wartime Paris. M, still an unsuccessful writer, returns to Paris after the war...

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