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  • The Way of All Flesh

    The Way of All Flesh

    A semi-autobiographical novel that attacks Victorian era hypocrisy as it traces four generations of the Pontifex family.

  • The Yellow Fairy Book

    The Yellow Fairy Book

    Published in 1894, The Yellow Fairy Book is the fourth installment in the series of fairytale collections known as Andrew Lang's “Coloured” Fairy Books and is comprised of stories collected fr

  • The White Company

    The White Company

    A historical adventure set during the Hundred Years' War.

  • War and Peace

    War and Peace

    War and Peace is a novel by Leo Tolstoy, first published from 1865 to 1869 in Russkii Vestnik, which tells the story of Russian society during the Napoleonic Era.

  • The Railway Children

    The Railway Children

    The story concerns a family who move to a house near the railway after the father is imprisoned as a result of being falsely accused of selling state secrets to the Russians.

  • Room 13

    ROOM 13

    Recently released from prison, John Gray visits his old friend Peter Kane.

  • Cranford

    Cranford

    Cranford is a witty portrait of small town life in early-Victorian England.

  • Scaramouche

    Scaramouche

    A romantic tale of a young aristocrat's adventures during the French Revolution. At one point the hero joins a theater troupe to portray ''Scaramouche''.

  • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

    The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

    Headless horsemen were staples of Northern European storytelling, featuring in German, Irish (e.g. Dullahan), Scandinavian (e.g.

  • In the Penal Colony

    In the Penal Colony

    The story is set in an unnamed penal colony. Internal clues and the setting on an island suggest Octave Mirbeau's The Torture Garden as an influence.