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A Sentimental Journey by Laurence Sterne  Mr. Yorick, the sentimental traveller, refrains from the customary reflections on monuments and landscapes. Instead, he focuses on his sweet and affectionate emotions, experiencing them everywhere he goes and with every creature who crosses his path — from bursts of sympathy for a caged bird and an abused donkey, to bonhomie among peasants at dinner and flirtation with women of every social degree.... #Classiclit #Doverthrift #Sterne ...

A Sentimental Journey

A Sentimental Journey by Laurence Sterne Mr. Yorick, the sentimental traveller, refrains from the customary reflections on monuments and landscapes. Instead, he focuses on his sweet and affectionate emotions, experiencing them everywhere he goes and with every creature who crosses his path — from bursts of sympathy for a caged bird and an abused donkey, to bonhomie among peasants at dinner and flirtation with women of every social degree.... #Classiclit #Doverthrift #Sterne ...

The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James  Isabel Archer, a young American, accompanies her eccentric aunt to Europe, where her wit and beauty—in addition to her substantial inheritance—quickly attract all manner of eager suitors. But beneath the romantic elegance of salons and ballrooms lies a tangle of treachery, deceit, and suffering.The most enduringly popular of Henry James' novels, The Portrait of a Lady reflects the author's interest in the... #doverthrift #classiclit ...

The Portrait of a Lady

The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James Isabel Archer, a young American, accompanies her eccentric aunt to Europe, where her wit and beauty—in addition to her substantial inheritance—quickly attract all manner of eager suitors. But beneath the romantic elegance of salons and ballrooms lies a tangle of treachery, deceit, and suffering.The most enduringly popular of Henry James' novels, The Portrait of a Lady reflects the author's interest in the... #doverthrift #classiclit ...

The Beautiful and Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald   One of the great American writers whose works enjoy popular appeal as well as critical acclaim, F. Scott Lyric, highly readable novel traces the meteoric rise and fall of glittering young socialites Anthony and Gloria Patch. Building their marriage on the shaky foundation of an expected inheritance, they devote their youth and happiness on hedonistic pursuits that plunge them into moral and financial bankruptcy. Transparently...

The Beautiful and Damned

The Beautiful and Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald One of the great American writers whose works enjoy popular appeal as well as critical acclaim, F. Scott Lyric, highly readable novel traces the meteoric rise and fall of glittering young socialites Anthony and Gloria Patch. Building their marriage on the shaky foundation of an expected inheritance, they devote their youth and happiness on hedonistic pursuits that plunge them into moral and financial bankruptcy. Transparently...

King Solomon's Mines One of the best adventure books bar none. Unbelievably modern for being written in the 19th century. Loved it!

King Solomon's Mines One of the best adventure books bar none. Unbelievably modern for being written in the 19th century. Loved it!

The Cricket on the Hearth by Charles Dickens  Dickens's delightful evocations of a Victorian Christmas include the title story, a heartwarming fable of home life; 'The Holly-Tree,' concerning love reclaimed at a country inn; and 'The Haunted House,' an entertaining account of a belligerent ghost. Combining realism and fantasy, these tales attest to their author's flair for characterization and the picturesque. #doverthrift #classiclit #dickens #doverthrift #classiclit ...

The Cricket on the Hearth

The Cricket on the Hearth by Charles Dickens Dickens's delightful evocations of a Victorian Christmas include the title story, a heartwarming fable of home life; 'The Holly-Tree,' concerning love reclaimed at a country inn; and 'The Haunted House,' an entertaining account of a belligerent ghost. Combining realism and fantasy, these tales attest to their author's flair for characterization and the picturesque. #doverthrift #classiclit #dickens #doverthrift #classiclit ...

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen  Here is quite simply the most handsome edition of one of the finest and most popular novels of all time. It features an elegant cloth binding, attractive full-color dust wrapper, handsome typography, and more than 100 delightful illustrations (plus 61 witty illustrated initial letters at chapter openings) by famed English Victorian artist Hugh Thomson.

Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen Here is quite simply the most handsome edition of one of the finest and most popular novels of all time. It features an elegant cloth binding, attractive full-color dust wrapper, handsome typography, and more than 100 delightful illustrations (plus 61 witty illustrated initial letters at chapter openings) by famed English Victorian artist Hugh Thomson.

Hadji Murad by Leo Tolstoy  Tolstoy's novella blends fiction and historical fact to portray a legendary Avar chieftain who switched sides in the nineteenth-century Russo-Caucasian war. Inspired by the author's military service, Hadji Murád offers riveting views of warfare and treason, murder and vengeance, and behind-the-scenes political plotting. An uncharacteristically brief story by the creator of War and Peace, it voices Tolstoy's pacifist beliefs. This...

Hadji Murad

Hadji Murad by Leo Tolstoy Tolstoy's novella blends fiction and historical fact to portray a legendary Avar chieftain who switched sides in the nineteenth-century Russo-Caucasian war. Inspired by the author's military service, Hadji Murád offers riveting views of warfare and treason, murder and vengeance, and behind-the-scenes political plotting. An uncharacteristically brief story by the creator of War and Peace, it voices Tolstoy's pacifist beliefs. This...

Great Expectations by Charles Dickens  In what may be Dickens’s best novel, humble, orphaned Pip is apprenticed to the dirty work of the forge but dares to dream of becoming a gentleman — and one day, under sudden and enigmatic circumstances, he finds himself in possession of 'great expectations.' In this gripping tale of crime and guilt, revenge and reward, the compelling characters include Magwitch, the fearful and fearsome convict;... #doverthrift #classiclit #dickens ...

Great Expectations

Great Expectations by Charles Dickens In what may be Dickens’s best novel, humble, orphaned Pip is apprenticed to the dirty work of the forge but dares to dream of becoming a gentleman — and one day, under sudden and enigmatic circumstances, he finds himself in possession of 'great expectations.' In this gripping tale of crime and guilt, revenge and reward, the compelling characters include Magwitch, the fearful and fearsome convict;... #doverthrift #classiclit #dickens ...

The Suicide Club by Robert Louis Stevenson  Gripping trilogy of short stories involving a club for people who wish to end their lives. The 'Story of the Young Man with the Cream Tarts,' 'Story of the Physician and the Saratoga Trunk,' and 'The Adventure of the Hansom Cab' chronicle the exploits of Prince Florizel of Bohemia and Colonel Geraldine as they travel incognito through some of 19th-century London's most dangerous haunts. #doverthrift #classiclit  #doverthrift #classiclit

The Suicide Club

The Suicide Club by Robert Louis Stevenson Gripping trilogy of short stories involving a club for people who wish to end their lives. The 'Story of the Young Man with the Cream Tarts,' 'Story of the Physician and the Saratoga Trunk,' and 'The Adventure of the Hansom Cab' chronicle the exploits of Prince Florizel of Bohemia and Colonel Geraldine as they travel incognito through some of 19th-century London's most dangerous haunts. #doverthrift #classiclit #doverthrift #classiclit

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