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...

Jane Eyre

A novel about the life of Jane, an English girl and an orphan, who is admitted into an orphanage until she starts work as a governess. She falls in love with the...

David Copperfield

David Copperfield is born in Suffolk with a step father who is cruel and a mother who dies young. He is sent to school and makes friends with Steerforth and Traddles...

Treasure Island

Jim Hawkins narrates the story throughout. On the west coast of England in the 1700s his mother was the innkeeper at Admiral Benbow Inn. One day an old pirate arrived...

Oliver Twist

Oliver was in a workhouse since his parents were unknown. He runs away to London and falls in with Fagin, Bill Sikes and Nancy, all thieves. The benevolent Mr....

The Woman in White

The story is related by a series of characters involved in the intrigue of Walter Hartright's meeting of an agitated woman on a lonely road at midnight. She was...