Category:

 Classic fiction

Reading Level:very good

Today, nearly forty years after his death, Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck remains one of America's greatest writers and cultural figures. Over the next year, his many works published as black-spine Penguin Classics for the first time and will feature eye... read more

Grapes of Wrath

Category:

 Classic fiction

Series:English Library
Reading Level:very good

Charming in its wise and humane melancholy, this didactic romance Dr. Johnson published in 1759 tells the story of the Emporer of Abyssinia's son, weary of the joys of the happy valley, travels to Aegypt to study the human condition.

The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia

Category:

 Classic fiction

Series:Penguin Classics S.
Reading Level:very good

First published in 1813, this is the story of the Bennets, their five daughters and the men who come to stay in the neighbourhood. At the centre of the story are Elizabeth Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy, whose marriage continues the moral values and class distinctions Austen most advocated.

Pride and Prejudice
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Category:

 Classic fiction

Series:Oxford World's Classics
Reading Level:very good

Ulysses, one of the greatest novels of the twentieth century, has had a profound influence on modern fiction. In a series of episodes covering the course of a single day, 16 June 1904, the novel traces the movements of Leopold Bloom and Stephen Dedalus through the ... read more

Ulysses
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Category:

 Classic fiction

Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.
Reading Level:very good
Awards:Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.

A few miles south of Soledad, the Salinas River drops in close to the hillside bank and runs deep and green. The water is warm too, for it has slipped twinkling over the yellow sands in the sunlight before reaching the narrow pool. On one side of the river the golden fo... read more

Of Mice and Men
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Category:

 Classic fiction

Series:Collins Classics Ser.
Reading Level:very good

Pride and Prejudice, one of the world's most popular novels. Pride and Prejudice--Austen's own 'darling child'--tells the story of fiercely independent Elizabeth Bennett, one of five sisters who must marry rich, as she confounds the arrogant, wealthy Mr... read more

Pride and Prejudice

Category:

 Classic fiction

Series:Oxford World's Classics
Reading Level:very good

For the most popular of his Scottish romances, published at the end of 1817, Scott drew on the legends and historical anecdotes about Rob Roy MacGregor he had collected in his youth. The famous outlaw is only one of a series of vivid characters who cast their spell... read more

Rob Roy

Category:

 Classic fiction

Series:Classics Library
Reading Level:very good

As Mrs Dalloway works on the preparations for a dinner party, her thoughts throughout the day wander from memories of the past to interrogations about the present and lead her to assess the choices she has made in life and love. Her monologue interweaves with ... read more

Mrs. Dalloway

Category:

 Classic fiction

Series:Penguin Classics Ser.
Reading Level:good

Stevenson's famous exploration of humanity's basest capacity for evil   Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde have become synonymous with the idea of a split personality. More than a morality tale, this dark psychological fantas... read more

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and Other Tales of Terror (Penguin Black Classics)
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Category:

 Classic fiction

Reading Level:very good
Awards:Short-listed for Australian Book Design Awards, Literary Fiction 2017 (Australia).

Renowned urban artist Shepard Fairey's new look for Orwell's classic dystopian taleOne of Britain's most popular novels, George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four is set in a society terrorised by a totalitarian ideology propagated by The Party. Winston Smi... read more

Nineteen Eighty Four
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Category:

 Classic fiction

Reading Level:very good

Henry James, (1843-1916) was born in New York and settled in Europe in 1875. This is a selection of short stories from across James's writing career and includes the more popular ones such as "Daisy Miller" and "The Figure in the Carpet", along with less widely-known tales.

Selected Tales