Tag: Classic

At Bertram’s Hotel

At Bertram’s Hotel

Author: Agatha Christie At Bertram’s Hotel (Miss Marple #11): An old-fashioned London Hotel is not quite as reputable as it makes out! When Miss Marple comes up from the country for a holiday in London, she finds what she’s looking for at Bertram’s Hotel: traditional decor, impeccable service and an unmistakable atmosphere of danger behind…

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As You Like It

As You Like It

Author: William Shakespeare As You Like It:  is a pastoral comedy by William Shakespeare believed to have been written in 1599 or early 1600 and first published in the First Folio, 1623. The play’s first performance is uncertain, though a performance at Wilton House in 1603 has been suggested as a possibility. As You Like It follows…

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Around the World in Eighty Days

Around the World in Eighty Days

Author: Jules Verne Around the World in Eighty Days -Extraordinary Voyages (Book # 11): “To go around the world…in such a short time and with the means of transport currently available, was not only impossible, it was madness” One ill-fated evening at the Reform Club, Phileas Fogg rashly bets his companions £20,000 that he can…

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Appointment with Death

Appointment with Death

Author: Agatha Christie Appointment with Death (Hercule Poirot #19): Among the towering red cliffs of Petra sits the corpse of Mrs Boynton, a tiny puncture mark on her wrist the only sign of what has killed her. Hercule Poirot has only 24 hours to solve the mystery. A tyrannical old martinet, a mental sadist and…

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Antony and Cleopatra

Antony and Cleopatra

Author: William Shakespeare Antony and Cleopatra: Antony and Cleopatra is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written sometime between 1603 and 1607. It was first printed in the First Folio of 1623. The plot is based on Thomas North’s translation of Plutarch’s Life of Marcus Antonius and follows the relationship between Cleopatra…

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Anne of Green Gables

Anne of Green Gables

Author: Lucy Maud Montgomery Anne of Green Gables: As soon as Anne Shirley arrives at the snug white farmhouse called Green Gables, she is sure she wants to stay forever . . . but will the Cuthberts send her back to to the orphanage? Anne knows she’s not what they expected—a skinny girl with fiery…

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Anna Karenina

Anna Karenina

Author: Leo Tolstoy Anna Karenina: Acclaimed by many as the world’s greatest novel, Anna Kareninaprovides a vast panorama of contemporary life in Russia and of humanity in general. In it Tolstoy uses his intense imaginative insight to create some of the most memorable characters in literature. Anna is a sophisticated woman who abandons her empty existence…

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Andersen’s Fairy Tales

Andersen’s Fairy Tales

Author: Hans Christian Andersen Andersen’s Fairy Tales: Originally published in 1991, this collection of classic fairy tales by Hans Christian Andersen has been illustrated by internationally acclaimed artist Arthur Szyk. Bright illustrated endpapers, ten full page color illustrations and numerous black and white. Stories included:“The Garden of Paradise”“Little Tiny”“The Fir Tree”“The Storks”“Little Ida’s Flowers”“The Red…

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All’s Well That Ends Well

All’s Well That Ends Well

Author: William Shakespeare All’s Well That Ends Well: Helena, a ward of the Countess of Rousillion, falls in love with the Countess’s son, Bertram. Daughter of a famous doctor, and a skilled physician in her own right, Helena cures the King of France-who feared he was dying-and he grants her Bertram’s hand as a reward.…

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Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Author: Lewis Caroll Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland: The story of a little girl who fell down a rabbit hole and found herself in Wonderland continues to delight readers of all ages. Accompanied by the classic illustrations of John Tenniel, it is one of the best loved novels in the children’s literature. -goodreads Download Alice’s Adventures…

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