19th Century

Novels or collections of stories set during the 19th century.

The 19th century (January 1, 1801 – December 31, 1900) was the century marked by the collapse of the Spanish, First and Second French, Chinese, Holy Roman and Mughal empires. This paved the way for the growing influence of the British Empire, the Russian Empire, the United States, the German Empire, the Second French Colonial Empire and the Empire of Japan, with the British boasting unchallenged dominance after 1815.

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A Wicked Conceit (Lady Darby Mystery, #9)
The Secret Life of Miss Mary Bennet (The Secret Life of Mary Bennet, #1)
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News of the World
One for the Blackbird, One for the Crow
Yellow Wife
After Alice Fell
China: The Novel
Golden Poppies (Freedman/Johnson, #3)
The Exiles
The Children's Blizzard
An Unexpected Peril (Veronica Speedwell, #6)
Edinburgh Twilight (Ian Hamilton Mysteries #1)
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American Duchess: A Novel of Consuelo Vanderbilt
The Other Bennet Sister
Pride and Prejudice
Jane Eyre
Wuthering Heights
The Picture of Dorian Gray
Frankenstein: The 1818 Text
Dracula
Sense and Sensibility
Persuasion
Emma
Great Expectations
Crime and Punishment
Anna Karenina
Little Women
Northanger Abbey
Madame Bovary
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Lester B. Pearson
Politics is the skilled use of blunt objects.
Lester B. Pearson

Stephen E. Ambrose
But a choice made is made, it cannot be changed. Things happened as they happened. It is possible to imagine all kinds of different routes across the continent, or a better way for the government to help private industry, or maybe to have the government build and own it. But those things didn’t happen, and what did take place is grand. So we admire those who did it—even if they were far from perfect—for what they were and what they accomplished and how much each of us owes them.
Stephen E. Ambrose, Nothing Like It in the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1863-69

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