Uncle's Dream

A tale of a provincial family desperate to better itself through a marriage of their daughter. The old man is almost forced into a wedding that is expected to last for a short...

Chance

Chance is a novel by Joseph Conrad, published in 1913. Chance is narrated by Conrad's regular narrator, Charles Marlow, but is characterised by a complex, nested narrative in...

Northanger Abbey

Catherine Morland, aged seventeen, is addicted to reading Gothic novels. She joins her wealthier neighbours on a trip to Bath to partake in the winter season of balls, and finds...

The Waves

The Waves, first published in 1931, is Virginia Woolf's most experimental novel. It consists of soliloquies spoken by the book's six characters: Bernard, Susan, Rhoda,...

Facts Concerning The Late Arthur Jermyn And His Family

"Facts Concerning the Late Arthur Jermyn and His Family" is a short story in the horror fiction genre written by H. P. Lovecraft in 1920. The themes of the story are...

The Years

The Years is a 1937 novel by Virginia Woolf, the last she published in her lifetime. It traces the history of the genteel Pargiter family from the 1880s to the "present...

Beyond The Wall Of Sleep

"Beyond the Wall of Sleep" is a short story by American writer H. P. Lovecraft written in 1919 and first published in the amateur publication Pine...

Mrs Dalloway In Bond Street

Mrs. Dalloway in Bond Street is a story by Virginia Woolf published in 1923. The work is full of reflections on the British society of the time and begins by describing Clarissa...

Utopia

Utopia by Thomas More. In his most famous and controversial book, Utopia, Thomas More imagines a perfect island nation where thousands live in peace and harmony, men and women are...

A Change In The Cabinet

That rare thing, a pure political novel. Belloc boasted that in it, politicians talked as they really do talk (or did in the first decade of the twentieth century), which he said...

page 1 from 8