Lists - Literature

Masterpieces of XIXth Century

Loss and Gain

This is a novel that paints a vivid picture of religion in Oxford at the time of the Oxford Movement. Charles Reding is the son of a clergyman and is an undergraduate...

Moby Dick

The young narrator, Ismael, decides to go to sea on the whaler Pequod, which was ultimately doomed. Here we are introduced to the harpooner Queequeg, the first-mate...

Wuthering Heights

The Heathcliff Linton house called Wuthering Heights is one of violence and incident, with the story told by the neighbour Lockwood, a tenant at the Grange. It is the...

Best Books from the XXth Century

The Little Prince

In the middle of the desert, the protagonist and narrator of this story finds a little boy who tells him his story: how he had left his planet, abandoning his rose;...

The Pearl

A pearl seeker finds a pearl, marvelous for its size and purity, and starts dreaming about his fortune. But then a silent fight starts between the fisherman and the...

Brideshead Revisited

The narrator is Charles Ryder and he becomes involved in an aristocratic Catholic family after making friends with Sebastian Flyte at Oxford. Sebastian is handsome...