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Books in Category: Classics
Books in Category : 302
Animal Farm
Author : George Orwell
It is the history of a revolution that went wrong and of the excellent excuses that were forth coming at every step for the perversion of the original doctrine, wrote Orwell in the original blurb for the first edition of Animal Farm in 1945. His simple and tragic fable, telling what happens when the...
 
The Arabian Nights: Tales from a Thousand and One Nights
Author : Richard Burton
Full of mischief, valor, ribaldry, and romance, The Arabian Nights has enthralled readers for centuries. These are the tales that saved the life of Shahrazad, whose husband, the king, executed each of his wives after a single night of marriage. Beginning an enchanting story each evening, Shahrazad a...
 
The water babies
Whilst cleaning a chimney, Tom, emerges in the bedroom of Ellie, who mistakes him for a thief. He runs away, and hot and bothered he slips into a cooling stream, falls asleep and becomes a Water Baby. After an arduous quest to the Other-end-of-Nowhere he achieves his heart's desire....
 
Moll Flanders
Author : Daniel Defoe
Purports to be the autobiography of the daughter of a woman who had been transported to Virginia for theft after her child's birth. The child is brought up in the house of the mayor of Colchester. The story relates her seduction, her marriages and liaisons, and her visit to Virginia....
 
To The Lighthouse
Author : Virginia Woolf
To The Lighthouse plays back and forth between telescopic and microscopic views of nature and human nature. Mrs. Ramsey is both trapped in and pleased in her roles as wife, mother and hostess. The introspective Mr. Ramsey is consumed with his legacy of long-since-published abstract philosophy....