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Typee

Herman Melville | Classic Literature
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Published: Jul 2012
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Based on Melville's actual experiences after having jumped ship in the Marquesas Islands, this work was extremely popular, and provoked disbelief among its readers until the events it described were corroborated by Melville's fellow castaway, Richard Greene. While the book is based on fact, Typee...

Redburn

Redburn

Herman Melville | Classic Literature
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Published: Jul 2012
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Wellington Redburn is a fifteen-year-old from the state of New York, with only one dream - to run away to sea. However, when he does fulfil this long-held fantasy, he quickly finds that reality as a cabin boy is far harsher than he ever imagined. Mocked by the crew on board the Highlander for his...


Bartleby, the Scrivener

Bartleby, the Scrivener

Herman Melville | Classic Literature
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Published: Jul 2012
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The narrator, an elderly lawyer who has a very comfortable business helping wealthy men deal with mortgages, title deeds, and bonds, relates the story of the strangest man he has ever known. The narrator already employs two scriveners, Nippers and Turkey. Nippers suffers from chronic indigestion...

The Trespasser

The Trespasser

David Herbert Lawrence | Classic Literature
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Published: Jul 2012
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The Trespasser is the second novel written by D. H. Lawrence, published in 1912. Originally it was entitled the Saga of Siegmund and drew upon the experiences of a friend of Lawrence, Helen Corke, and her adulterous relationship with a married man that ended with his suicide. Lawrence worked from...

The Rainbow

The Rainbow

David Herbert Lawrence | Classic Literature
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Published: Jul 2012
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The Rainbow is a 1915 novel by British author D. H. Lawrence. It follows three generations of the Brangwen family, particularly focusing on the sexual dynamics of, and relations between, the characters. Lawrence's frank treatment of sexual desire and the power plays within relationships as a...


Fantasia of the Unconscious

Fantasia of the Unconscious

David Herbert Lawrence | Classic Literature
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Published: Jul 2012
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I am not a proper archaeologist nor an anthropologist nor an ethnologist. I am no "scholar" of any sort. But I am very grateful to scholars for their sound work. I have found hints, suggestions for what I say here in all kinds of scholarly books, from the Yoga and Plato and St. John the Evangel...

The Abysmal Brute

The Abysmal Brute

Jack London | Classic Literature
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Published: Jul 2012
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A prize fighter faces the corruption of civilization and finds redemption in the wilds of California.

Jerry of the Islands

Jerry of the Islands

Jack London | Classic Literature
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Published: Jul 2012
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Jerry is a dog whose experiences reflect the cruelty and racism of colonial Melanesia.


Poor Folk

Poor Folk

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky | Classic Literature
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Published: Jul 2012
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Written in the form of letters, it recounts a blossoming romance amid St. Petersburg's slums between a middle-aged writer and a much younger seamstress.

The Possessed (The Devils)

The Possessed (The Devils)

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky | Classic Literature
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Published: Jul 2012
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The Possessed (In Russian: Бесы, tr. Besy), also translated as The Devils or Demons, is an 1872 novel by Fyodor Dostoevsky. For an explanation of the marked difference in the English-language title, please see the section "Note on the title" below. An extremely political book, The Possessed is...

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