Walden (also known as Life in the Woods) by Henry David Thoreau is one of the best-known non-fiction books written by an American.
An elderly man called Deane is murdered in an English town.
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 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
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 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 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