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  • Thucydides, History of the Peloponnesian war

    Thucydides, History of the Peloponnesian war
    av Thucydides

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781724525802

    Famed Greek historian and military general, Thucydides, completed History of The Peloponnesian War in 411 BCE. The text is also referred to as Histories. It is a major work both in terms of volumes (eight in total) and prestige (it's considered one…

  • Henry David Thoreau, Walden: On The Duty Of Civil Disobedience

    Henry David Thoreau, Walden: On The Duty Of Civil Disobedience
    av Henry David Thoreau

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781725070394

    The work is part personal declaration of independence, social experiment, voyage of spiritual discovery, satire, and manual for self reliance. It details Thoreau's experiences over the course of two years in a cabin he built near Walden Pond. By imm…

  • Arthur Conan Doyle, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

    Arthur Conan Doyle, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
    av Arthur Conan Doyle

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781724624178

    The first appearance of Sherlock Holmes in 1887 (in A Study in Scarlet) is particularly interesting in historical terms. For the first time, European cities had proliferated to the point where it was impossible to know more than a small percentage o…

  • Joseph Conrad, Lord Jim

    Joseph Conrad, Lord Jim
    av Joseph Conrad

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781726078290

    Joseph Conrad's Lord Jim, first published in England in 1900, has long been acknowledged as a very difficult book for readers to understand, especially on the first read. However, those who have taken the time to understand the book acknowledge that…

  • Mark Twain, Prince and the Pauper

    Mark Twain, Prince and the Pauper
    av Mark Twain

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781725791756

    Poor boy Tom Canty admires the royals who seem so far out of his reach in sixteenth-century English society, but when he meets young Prince Edward, he realizes they are very much alike. They share the same birthday and the same face. And when Edward…

  • Nathaniel Hawthorne, the Scarlet Letter

    Nathaniel Hawthorne, the Scarlet Letter
    av Nathaniel Hawthorne

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781974549726

    Hester is being led to the scaffold, where she is to be publicly shamed for having committed adultery. Hester is forced to wear the letter A on her gown at all times. She has stitched a large scarlet A onto her dress with gold thread, giving the let…

  • Herbert George Wells, The Time Machine

    Herbert George Wells, The Time Machine
    av Herbert George Wells

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781726014052

    Wells advanced his social and political ideas in this narrative of a nameless Time Traveller who is hurtled into the year 802,701 by his elaborate ivory, crystal, and brass contraption. The world he finds is peopled by two races: the decadent Eloi,…

  • Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness

    Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness
    av Joseph Conrad

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781725859722

    The novella centres on the efforts of Marlow, Conrad's alter ego, to travel up an unnamed African river on behalf of his employer in order to bring back a rogue ivory trader, Mr Kurtz. Kurtz's reputation precedes him: "He is a prodigy... an emissary…

  • Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness

    Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness
    av Joseph Conrad

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781975983536

  • Jack London, White Fang

    Jack London, White Fang
    av Jack London

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781725194632

    The story centers around White Fang, the gray wolf cub born of Kiche and One Eye. He is shown to be different from the other pups in his litter and grows to be highly aggressive and morose. Some of his masters, like Gray Beaver and Beauty Smith, do…

  • Wilkie Collins, The Moonstone

    Wilkie Collins, The Moonstone
    av Wilkie Collins

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781724867568

    The moonstone in the title refers to a brilliant but flawed gem seized by a British officer in India. He brought it back to England as a family heirloom - with a supposed curse placed upon it. The officer bequeathed the stone to his niece, Rachel Ve…

  • Henry Fielding, Tom Jones

    Henry Fielding, Tom Jones
    av Henry Fielding

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781725930285

    The story consist of three main parts. The first begins with the discovery of an infant - Tom - in the bed of Squire Allworthy, a rich and benevolent gentlemen who lives in Somerset. Tom's origin is mysterious, but Mr Allworthy takes pity on him and…

  • Robert Louis Stevenson, The strange of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

    Robert Louis Stevenson, The strange of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
    av Robert Louis Stevenson

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781976015694

  • Lewis Caroll, Alice's adventure in Wonderland

    Lewis Caroll, Alice's adventure in Wonderland
    av Lewis Caroll

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781725720077

    The story centres on Alice, a young girl who falls asleep in a meadow and dreams that she follows a White Rabbit down a rabbit hole. She has many wondrous, often bizarre adventures with thoroughly illogical and very strange creatures. Often changing…

  • Jane Austen, Emma

    Jane Austen, Emma
    av Jane Austen

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781973882428

  • Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility

    Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility
    av Jane Austen

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781724858214

    The story pivots on two sisters, Elinor and Marianne Dashwood, personifications of good sense and sensibility (emotionality), respectively. They suddenly become destitute upon the death of their father, who leaves his home, Norland Park, not to them…

  • Bram Stoker, Dracula

    Bram Stoker, Dracula
    av Bram Stoker

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781974056088

  • Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island

    Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island
    av Robert Stevenson

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781974580804

  • Mark Twain, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    Mark Twain, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
    av Mark Twain

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781724815910

    Huck runs away from his abusive father and, with his companion, the runaway slave Jim, makes a long and frequently interrupted voyage down the Mississippi River on a raft. During the journey Huck encounters a variety of characters and types in whom…

  • Charles Dickens, A Tale of two Cities

    Charles Dickens, A Tale of two Cities
    av Charles Dickens

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781724915283

    A Tale of Two Cities contrasts the social and political events taking place in Paris and London during (and prior to) the French Revolution in the mid-to-late eighteenth century. Dickens draws unsettling parallels between the two cities, describing…

  • Joseph Conrad, Nostromo

    Joseph Conrad, Nostromo
    av Joseph Conrad

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781725080553

    A gripping tale of capitalist exploitation and rebellion, set amid the mist-shrouded mountains of a fictional South American republic, employs flashbacks and glimpses of the future to depict the lure of silver and its effects on men. Conrad's deep m…

  • Joseph Conrad, The Secret Agent

    Joseph Conrad, The Secret Agent
    av Joseph Conrad

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781725604803

    Mr Verloc, the secret agent, keeps a shop in London's Soho where he lives with his wife Winnie, her infirm mother, and her idiot brother, Stevie. When Verloc is reluctantly involved in an anarchist plot to blow up the Greenwich Observatory things go…

  • Rudyard Kipling, The Jungle Book

    Rudyard Kipling, The Jungle Book
    av Rudyard Kipling

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781725976764

    The Jungle Book, collection of stories by Rudyard Kipling, published in 1894. The Second Jungle Book, published in 1895, contains stories linked by poems. The stories tell mostly of Mowgli, an Indian boy who is raised by wolves and learns self-suffi…

  • Rudyard Kipling, Kim

    Rudyard Kipling, Kim
    av Rudyard Kipling

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781726252317

    Kim is set in an imperialistic world; a world strikingly masculine, dominated by travel, trade and adventure, a world in which there is no question of the division between white and non-white.Two men - a boy who grows into early manhood and an old a…

  • Herbert George Wells, The War of the Worlds

    Herbert George Wells, The War of the Worlds
    av Herbert George Wells

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781978429550

    In The War of the Worlds, Martians invade England. These Martians are worm-like creatures who intend to use Earth as a feeding ground, and the Earthlings are powerless to stop this. Martians arrive in London, quickly taking control of the city. Thes…

  • Emily Bronte, Wuthering heights

    Emily Bronte, Wuthering heights
    av Emily Bronte

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781974096374

  • Mary Shelley, Frankenstein: or, Modern Prometheus

    Mary Shelley, Frankenstein: or, Modern Prometheus
    av Mary Shelley

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781724626752

    In a series of letters, Robert Walton, the captain of a ship bound for the North Pole, recounts to his sister back in England the progress of his dangerous mission. Successful early on, the mission is soon interrupted by seas full of impassable ice.…

  • Harriet Beecher Stowe, Uncle Tom's Cabin

    Harriet Beecher Stowe, Uncle Tom's Cabin
    av Harriet Beecher Stowe

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781726021678

    Uncle Tom's Cabin tells the story of Uncle Tom, depicted as a saintly, dignified slave. While being transported by boat to auction in New Orleans, Tom saves the life of Little Eva, whose grateful father then purchases Tom. Eva and Tom soon become gr…

  • Jane Austen, Mansfield Park

    Jane Austen, Mansfield Park
    av Jane Austen

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781725538689

    Mansfield Park, novel by Jane Austen, published in three volumes in 1814. In its tone and discussion of religion and religious duty, it is the most serious of Austen's novels. The heroine, Fanny Price, is a self-effacing and unregarded cousin cared…

  • Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre

    Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre
    av Charlotte Bronte

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781974308194

  • Thomas Hardy, Jude the Obscure

    Thomas Hardy, Jude the Obscure
    av Thomas Hardy

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781725798960

    Jude the Obscure takes place in Wessex, England in the Victorian era. Jude Fawley is a poor orphan raised by his great-aunt, but he dreams of studying at the university in Christminster, a nearby town. He is inspired in this dream by his old teacher…

  • Charles Dickens, Hard Times

    Charles Dickens, Hard Times
    av Charles Dickens

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781726126557

    The novel is set in an imaginary city called Coketown, where Mr. Gradgrind has founded a school in which his theories are taught. He brings up two children (Louisa and Tom) repressing their imagination and feelings. He marries Louisa to Mr. Bounderb…

  • Jonathan Swift, Gulliver's Travels

    Jonathan Swift, Gulliver's Travels
    av Jonathan Swift

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781725932203

    Lemuel Gulliver, doctor on a merchant ship, is shipwrecked on the island of Lilliput, where everything, beginning by the inhabitants, is large a fifteenth of persons and objects we know. In the second part instead Gulliver visits Brobdingnag, where…

  • Henry James, The Portrait of a Lady

    Henry James, The Portrait of a Lady
    av Henry James

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781725542570

    When Isabel Archer, a beautiful, spirited American, is brought to Europe by her wealthy Aunt Touchett, it is expected that she will soon marry. But Isabel, resolved to determine her own fate, does not hesitate to turn down two eligible suitors. She…

  • Jack London, Call of the Wild

    Jack London, Call of the Wild
    av Jack London

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781725192782

    Set against a backdrop of winter in northwest Canada during the Klondike Gold Rush of the 1890s, The Call of the Wild is the story of a dog's transformation from pet to leader of a wolf pack. The dog, Buck, has been raised as part of a human househo…

  • Mark Twain, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

    Mark Twain, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
    av Mark Twain

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781725598935

    Hank Morgan, a mechanic at a gun factory, is knocked unconscious and awakens in England in the year 528. He is captured and taken to Camelot, where he is put on exhibit before the knights of King Arthur's Round Table. He is condemned to death, but r…

  • Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

    Charles Dickens, Great Expectations
    av Charles Dickens

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781974216628

  • Thomas Hardy, the Mayor of Casterbridge

    Thomas Hardy, the Mayor of Casterbridge
    av Thomas Hardy

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781726250108

    In a fit of drunken anger, Michael Henchard sells his wife and baby daughter for five guineas at a country fair. Over the course of the following years, he manages to establish himself as a respected and prosperous pillar of the community of Casterb…

  • Herman Melville, Moby Dick

    Herman Melville, Moby Dick
    av Herman Melville

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781975624316

  • William Thackeray, Vanity Fair

    William Thackeray, Vanity Fair
    av William Makepeace Thackeray

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781725856790

    The novel deals mainly with the interwoven fortunes of two women, the wellborn, passive Amelia Sedley and the ambitious, essentially amoral Becky Sharp, the latter perhaps the most memorable character Thackeray created. The adventuress Becky is the…

  • Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist

    Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist
    av Charles Dickens

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781725500709

    In Oliver Twist, Oliver is born in a poor house. He's later sold to an undertaker, from whom he runs away. Oliver then has a series of adventures with the Artful Dodger, the criminal mastermind Fagin, and a woman who turns out to be his aunt. Oliver…

  • Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

    Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice
    av Jane Austen

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781973714071

    The narrative, which Austen initially titled

  • Walter Scott, Ivanhoe

    Walter Scott, Ivanhoe
    av Walter Scott

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781724816283

    England is in turmoil: Hostilities have intensified between the Normans and Saxons, and Prince John mans the throne in fear that his brother, King Richard, will return alive from the Crusades. Ivanhoe, after being disinherited by his father, Cedric,…

  • Herodotus, Histories

    Herodotus, Histories
    av Herodotus

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781724495952

    While it is undeniable that Herodotus makes some mistakes in his work, his Histories are generally reliable and scholarly studies in all disciplines concerning his work (from archaeology to ethnology and more) have continued to substantiate all of h…

  • Daniel Defoe, The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe

    Daniel Defoe, The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe
    av Daniel Defoe

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781724655622

    Robinson Crusoe is an English man from the town of York who is the youngest son of a merchant of German origin. His parents wish him to study law and would like to see him as a great lawyer but Crusoe has some other plan. He shows his wish to go to…

  • Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote volume 2

    Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote volume 2
    av Miguel Cervantes

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781724855602

    Published in two volumes, in 1605 and 1615, Don Quixote is considered the most influential work of literature from the Spanish Golden Age and the entire Spanish literary canon. As a founding work of modern Western literature and one of the earliest…

  • Mark Twain, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

    Mark Twain, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
    av Mark Twain

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781983636981

    The novel centers on the mischievous orphan Tom Sawyer, who lives in the quaint village of St. Petersburg, Missouri under the care of his kind Aunt Polly along with his ill-natured brother Sid and angelic cousin Mary. As a collection of stories, the…

  • Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

    Louisa May Alcott, Little Women
    av Louisa May Alcott

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781725672857

    Little Women opens on the lives of the four March girls just as the two youngest are entering adolescence. Meg and Jo are teenagers. The story follows the girls through about 15 years of their lives and is written in a very pronounced omniscient voi…

  • Jane Austen, Persuasion

    Jane Austen, Persuasion
    av Jane Austen

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781726119610

    Persuasion tells the story of a second chance, the reawakening of love between Anne Elliot and Captain Frederick Wentworth, whom eight years earlier she had been persuaded not to marry. Wentworth returns from the Napoleonic Wars with prize money and…

  • Henry James, The Wings of the Dove

    Henry James, The Wings of the Dove
    av Henry James

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781725725379

    Set amid the splendor of London drawing rooms and gilded Venetian palazzos, The Wings of the Dove is the story of Milly Theale, a naive, doomed American heiress, and a pair of lovers, Kate Croy and Merton Densher, who conspire to obtain her fortune.…

  • James Fenimore Cooper, The Last of the Mohicans

    James Fenimore Cooper, The Last of the Mohicans
    av James Fenimore Cooper

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781724908285

    Its principal character is Natty Bumppo, also called Hawkeye, now in middle life and at the height of his powers. The story tells of brutal battles with the Iroquois and their French allies, cruel captures, narrow escapes, and revenge. The beauty of…