Features 30 of the greatest short stories from the most distinguished writers in the American short-story tradition.
Gertrude was the first novel by Hermann Hesse published in English and not part of an anthology. The novel deals with the destructive nature of love and the restorative powers of music.
Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights, and Agnes Grey
An exploration of the dark side of European colonization of the Africa Congo — and the unfathomable darkness within every human being.
The Dead is one of the twentieth century’s most beautiful pieces of short literature, showcasing Joyce’s greatest innovation: the epiphany.
A selection of four of Fitzgerald’s finest tales chosen from two his first two collections.
A gripping exploration of desertion and violence, and the dehumanizing effects of a regimented war machine on ordinary soldiers.
It is a projection, nominally into the future but actually out of space and time, of the basic principle of collectivism.
Adam and Eve’s sotry is tender throughout, focusing on the more humorous aspects of their relationship and eventual “marriage.”