Barchester Towers

First, a warning: If you haven’t read any Trollope, start with The Warden; it’s the first in a series of which Barchester is second. Next, a rather shocking warning: Trollope...

Under the Greenwood Tree

Dick Dewy and Fancy Day, the lovers; the simpleton Leaf; Penney the shoemaker; and the rest of the Mellstock rustics inhabit this charming sunlit novel, the first in the great...

The Warden

Known for such masterpieces as The Way We Live Now and Barchester Towers, Anthony Trollope was one of the foremost English novelists of the Victorian era. The first of his...

Kim

Nobel Laureate Rudyard Kipling provides a rare study of the exotic opulence and the political conflict of British-ruled India in this classic story of the friendship between a...

Silas Marner

The villagers of Ravelo had the weaver Silas Marner marked as a miser but the only thing golden about Silas Marner was his heart. Silas Marner is a modest weaver accused of...

Lady Chatterley's Lover

Lady Chatterley’s husband returns from the War paralysed from the waist down. Frustrated by his attitudes as much as his disability, she begins a love-affair with the...

The Ladybird and Love Among the Haystacks

Two short novellas brimming with Lawrence’s famous power and passion. In the first, an injured German prisoner-of-war awakens a grieving woman’s passion; in the second,...