Great Expectations

This is probably one of the most famous coming-of-age romance ever written. Charles Dickens published Great expectations in 1861 as a serial in «All the Year Around», a periodical founded and owned by Dickens.

A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol was first published in 1843 in London by Chapman & Hall; since then this book has never been out of print. With this famous novella Charles Dickens was the first author to reach a large amount of readers and making them think about an humanitarian vision of the Christmas holidays.

Italian Hours

H. James, "Italian Hours". With an Appreciation by Joseph Conrad.

Italian Hours is a travel book written by Henry James trough several years of exploration of Italy. James loved very much Venice, Rome, Ravenna and many other Tuscany cities.

In the Cage

Henry James, "In the Cage". With an Appreciation by Joseph Conrad.

In the Cage is a novella about a woman who works in London as a telegraphist. The unnamed protagonist of this story do display a lively imagination and a nearly photographic memory, and a particular attitude in reading other people’s telegrams, being aware of many secrets…

“Ghamba”

W.C. Scully, "Ghamba". [Other books by W.C. Scully] Ghamba is a short mystery novel set in Africa, published in 1879 by William Charles Scully. This short story is an extract from the Scribner's collection Stories by English Authors - Africa. This interactive digital edition includes: Interactive Notes and Chapters, News about the Author, News about…

Long Odds

H. Rider Haggard, "Long Odds". [Other books by H. Rider Haggard] Long Odds is a short mystery novel set in Africa, published in 1879 by Arthur Conan Doyle. This short story is an extract from the Scribner's collection Stories by English Authors - Africa. This interactive digital edition includes: Interactive Notes and Chapters, News about…

King Bemba’s Point

J. Landers, "King Bemba's Point". King Bemba's point is a short mystery novel set in Africa, published in 1879 by Joseph Landers. This short story is an extract from the Scribner's collection Stories by English Authors - Africa. This interactive digital edition includes: Interactive Notes and Chapters, News about the Author, News about the Book,…

The Mystery of Sasassa Valley

A. Conan Doyle, "The Mystery of Sasassa Valley". FREE PREVIEW ON: Ebook edition (http://goo.gl/jnufyK) [Other books by C. Doyle] The Mystery of Sasassa Valley is a short mystery novel set in Africa, published in 1879 by Arthur Conan Doyle. This short story is an extract from the Scribner's collection Stories by English Authors - Africa.…

The Europeans

Henry James, "The Europeans". With an Appreciation by Joseph Conrad.

The Europeans is a short comedy first published in the periodical «The Atlantic Monthly» in 1878. In the same year, this novel appeared both in England and in the USA by Macmillan & Co. and Houghton, Osgood & Co.