Fiction

The Safety Pin

An elderly man called Deane is murdered in an English town.

The Strange Case of Mortimer Fenley

When John Trenholme, artist, accepted a welcome commission from a magazine editor to journey down to a certain old Hertfordshire village and make a series of sketches of its imperiled beauties, he

The Valley of the Moon

The novel Valley of the Moon is a story of a working-class couple, Billy and Saxon Roberts, struggling laborers in Oakland at the Turn-of-the-Century, who left the city life behind and searched Cen

Before Adam

A young man in modern America is terrorized by visions of an earlier, primitive life.

Rachel Vinrace embarks for South America on her father's ship and is launched on a course of self-discovery in a kind of modern mythical voyage.

The novel details the lives of Tom and Maggie Tulliver, a brother and sister growing up on the river Floss near the village of St.

The Time Machine

The book's protagonist is an amateur inventor or scientist living in London who is never named; he is identified simply as The Time Traveler.

The Fortune of the Rougons

The novel is partly an origin story, with a huge cast of characters swarming around - many of whom become the central figures of later novels in the series - and partly an account of the December 1

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ is a novel by Lew Wallace published on November 12, 1880 by Harper & Brothers.

The Waves

One of Woolf’s most experimental novels, The Waves presents six characters in monologue - from morning until night, from childhood into old age - against a background of the sea.