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The Iliad by Homer
One of the foremost achievements in Western literature, Homer's Iliad tells the story of the darkest episode of the Trojan War. At its... [More]
Ancient
before 500BC
Secondary
& Adult
Literature
The Odyssey by Homer
Odysseus shares tales of monsters he's fought, but more than that he wants to get home to his wife Penelope, after 20 years of war and journey. [More]
Ancient
before 500BC
Secondary
& Adult
Literature
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare
A tale of honor and betrayal. Pompey is defeated in war by Caesar. A small devoted brotherhood, led by Marcus Brutus, plot the assassination of their new leader. [More]
Classical
500BC-600AD
Secondary
& Adult
Literature
Paradise Lost by John Milton
Here in one volume are the complete texts of two of the greatest epic poems in English literature, each a profound exploration of the moral... [More]
Renaissance/
Reformation
Secondary
& Adult
Phil./Religion,
Literature
Hamlet by William Shakespeare
Hamlet seeks revenge on Claudius, who has murdered his father, the King, taken the throne and married his mother. [More]
Renaissance/
Reformation
Secondary
& Adult
Literature
The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
With their astonishing diversity of tone and subject matter, The Canterbury Tales have become one of the touchstones of medieval... [More]
Middle Ages
600-1300
Secondary
& Adult
Literature
Ben Hur by Lew Wallace
A bestseller since 1880... The classic saga of the Roman Empire From a thrilling sea battle to its famous chariot race to the agony of the... [More]
Classical
500BC-600AD
Secondary
& Adult
Literature
Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
In 19th Century Paris, the lives of several colorful characters cross paths, seemingly randomly, and are each changed dramatically from contact with the others. [More]
1800'sSecondary
& Adult
Literature
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
Dickens, the master of descriptive narrative, conjures a grim and compelling view of Victorian London's underside. [More]
1800'sSecondary
& Adult
Literature
A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
Pre-revolutionary France is the turbulent setting of this uncharacteristic Dickens novel. Lacking a primary central character, London and Paris are the real protagonists. [More]
Discovery/
Colonial
Secondary
& Adult
Literature
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