Fiction

The Man in the Iron Mask

Alexandre Dumas

The book was an unidentified prisoner who was arrested in 1669 or 1670 and subsequently held in a number of French prisons, including the Bastille and the Fortress of Pignerol (modern Pinerolo, Italy). He was held in the custody of the same jailer, B...

The Picture of Dorian Gray

Oscar Wilde

The Picture of Dorian Gray begins on a beautiful summer day in Victorian England, where Lord Henry Wotton, an opinionated man, is observing the sensitive artist Basil Hallward painting the portrait of Dorian Gray, a handsome young man who is Basil's...

Ten Years Later

Alexander Dumas

The Vicomte of Bragelonne: Ten Years Later is a novel by Alexandre Dumas. It is the third and last of The d'Artagnan Romances, following The Three Musketeers and Twenty Years After. It appeared first in serial form between 1847 and 1850  

Apology

Plato

The Apology of Socrates, written by Plato, is a Socratic dialogue of the speech of legal self-defence which Socrates spoke at his trial for impiety and corruption in 399 BCE. The Apology of Socrates begins with Socrates addressing the jury...

Ethan Frome

Edith Wharton

Ethan Frome is a 1911 book by American author Edith Wharton. It is set in the fictitious town of Starkfield, Massachusetts. The novel was adapted into a film, Ethan Frome, in 1993. 

Dracula

Bram Stoker

The work presents James Malcolm Rymer and Emily Gerard's alternative dreams about Dracula. The work also revisits Stoker's notes and Dracula's opening scene. Dracula's Guest is reviewed and ideas are expressed in the book. Also, Reviews and Reactions...

The Idiot

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Returning from a sanitarium held in Switzerland, Prince Myshkin finds himself in an interesting love triangle. There are two women in the story, Nastasya and Aglaia. Nastasya is infamous, Aglaia is hungry for money. In this interesting spiral of love...

Old Granny Fox

Thornton Waldo Burgess

Winter has come now. Forests and meadows covered with snow. But the situation is bad. Because Reddy Fox and Granny Fox need to find food. As always, Reddy is alert and full of ideas. He thinks to break into Farmer Brown's place and steal his chickens...

The King in Yellow

Robert William Chambers

Published in 1895, The Kind in Yellow is a short story book. Written by Robert W. Chambers, this book contains extremely interesting and bizarre stories. The book has been called "a supernatural classic" by critics and received full marks. There are...