Classic Literature


Most Read This Week Tagged "Classic Literature"

20 000 Leagues Under the Sea and other Classic Novels
Jane Austen Cover to Cover: 200 Years of Classic Book Covers
Pride & Prejudice
The Complete Sherlock Holmes and Tales of Terror and Mystery
The Legend of Sigurd & Gudrún
The Death of King Arthur
Dante’s Divine Comedy: A Graphic Adaptation
Novels & Stories 1950-62: Player Piano/The Sirens of Titan/Mother Night/Stories (Library of America #226)
Steampunk Poe
The Canterbury Tales: A Retelling
The Nutcracker and the Mouse King (Illustrated)
Cozy Classics: Pride and Prejudice

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  • Lizzy and Jane by Katherine Reay
    Lizzy and Jane
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    Release date: Oct 28, 2014
    Lizzy and Jane never saw eye to eye. But when illness brings them together, they discover they may be more like Austen’s famous sisters after all.

    Lizz…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Aug 28 - Oct 28, 2014
    5 copies available, 924 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
    The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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    Release date: Nov 15, 2014
    Rockport Books revisit the classics in a new series lushly illustrated by some of today's most endearing and sought-after artists. These aren't your t…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Oct 01 - Nov 02, 2014
    1 copy available, 863 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • On the Niemen by Eliza Orzeszkowa
    On the Niemen
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    A 19th-Century Classic

    In the early 1900s, Eliza Orzeszkowa was repeatedly a top contender, with Leo Tolstoy, for the Nobel Prize in literature. Neithe…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 13 - Nov 24, 2014
    1 copy available, 274 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Pride and Prejudice
    The Great Gatsby
    Jane Eyre
    To Kill a Mockingbird
    Wuthering Heights
    Romeo and Juliet
    The Scarlet Letter
    1984
    Sense and Sensibility
    Frankenstein
    The Catcher in the Rye
    Animal Farm
    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
    A Tale of Two Cities
    Little Women (Little Women, #1)
    To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeePride and Prejudice by Jane AustenJane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëLes Misérables by Victor HugoThe Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
    Best Classic Literature Ever
    278 books — 342 voters
    The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-ExupéryA Christmas Carol by Charles DickensTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeI Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya AngelouThe Complete Stories and Poems by Edgar Allan Poe
    Classical
    16 books — 2 voters


    Jane Austen
    There is one thing, Emma, which a man can always do if he chooses, and that is his duty; not by manoeuvring and finessing, but by vigour and resolution. - Mr. Knightley
    Jane Austen, Emma

    Edgar Allan Poe
    To Helen I saw thee once-once only-years ago; I must not say how many-but not many. It was a july midnight; and from out A full-orbed moon, that, like thine own soul, soaring, Sought a precipitate pathway up through heaven, There fell a silvery-silken veil of light, With quietude, and sultriness, and slumber Upon the upturn'd faces of a thousand Roses that grew in an enchanted garden, Where no wind dared to stir, unless on tiptoe- Fell on the upturn'd faces of these roses That gave out, in return for the lo...more
    Edgar Allan Poe

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