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Bleak House —Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870, author.

"Inspired by an actual court case that dragged on for more than 50 years, Dickens' tale of the inheritance suit between Jarndyce and Jarndyce remains a standard metaphor for legal quagmires. The author drew upon his own ...

Villette —Brontë, Charlotte, 1816-1855.

When Lucy Snowe leaves England to look for a new life on the Continent she has no idea what lies in store for her. This quiet, lonely girl must learn quickly when she finds herself teaching in a foreign school, with no f...

Anthem —Rand, Ayn.

The story unfolds within a society in which all traces of individualism have been eliminated from every aspect of life -- use of the word "I" is a capital offense. The hero, a rebel who discovers that man's greatest mora...

Our mutual friend —Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870, author.

"Mistakenly assumed to have drowned in the Thames, John Harmon assumes a new identity to get acquainted with Mr. and Mrs. Boffin, who are next in line for his inheritance, and with Bella Wilfer, whom his father's will st...

Women in love —Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930.

Women in Love follows the passionate relationships of two sisters, Gudrun and Ursula Brangwen, with their respective lovers, the ominous Gerald Crich and the charismatic but fragile Rupert Birkin. Beginning in a narrow-m...

The turn of the screw —James, Henry, 1843-1916.

"Widely recognized as one of literature's most gripping ghost stores, this classic tale of moral degradation conerns the sinister transformation of two innocent children into flagrant liars and hypocrites. The story begi...

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