Literature - Classic

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Norah and Magdalen, the daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Vanstone, find themselves disinhertired and stigmatized after the sudden death of their parents, when they discover that they were born out of wedlok. Their...

Trent's Last Case

This book has been considered the first modern mystery book and has received all types of praises. It’s author (1875-1956) presents the assassination of an American magnate in the English countryside...

The King of the Ants

The Polish poet Zbigniew Herbert, having received an excellent education in Greek and Latin, became passionate for Greco-Roman classical culture. In this book he offers some considerations about certain...

The Radetzky March

This novel chronicles three generations of men in the Trotta family: the Slovenian grandfather, a humble man of peasant stock made a noble for a heroic deed done almost by accident; his son, a powerful...

To Kill a Mockingbird

A novel set in the United States in the 1930s. It masterfully describes the atmosphere of the time, albeit with a universal vision: it shows how the life of a family is affected by the problems of society....

Two Hussars

In this brief work Tolstoy describes the loss of exemplarity by the Russian military aristocracy in the first half of the 19th century, making use of the life of two hussars, father and son. Count Turbin is...

The Following Of The Star

The principal characters of the book are Diana, a wealthy heiress, and David, an Anglican clergyman. Diana can retain her inheritance only if she marries within a year of the death of the uncle who left her...

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 with a map showing the location of the...