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Novel-Classic Stories

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  Title Author Description Size Dnlds Votes Score
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Fantasy
Lewis Carroll A young girl named Alice has many zany adventures with her friends in a magical world on the other side of her looking glass.
Tags: Novel-Classic
Age Rating: Anybody
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143 KB 359 - -
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Wuthering Heights
Romance
Emily Brontë Weahtering Heights follows the life of Heathcliff, a mysterious gypsy-like person, from childhood (about seven years old) to his death in his late thirties. Heathcliff rises in his adopted family and then is reduced to the status of a servant, running away when the young woman he loves decides to marry another. He returns later, rich and educated and sets about gaining his revenge on the two families that he believed ruined his life.
Tags: Novel-Classic
Age Rating: Older than 7
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631 KB 462 - -
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The Prince and the Pauper
Fantasy
Mark Twain Set in 1547, it's the story of two boys who are identical in appearance: Tom Canty, a pauper who lives in Offal Court in London; and Prince Edward, son of King Henry VIII. Tom Canty and Prince Edward,meet, and as a jest, switch clothes. The Prince leaves the palace and fares poorly in London, Meanwhile the court and the King insist that Tom is the true prince gone mad. After the death of the King, Edward interrupts Tom's coronation and the boys explain, and Edward is crowned King of England
Tags: Novel-Classic
Age Rating: Anybody
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363 KB 607 6 9.40
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The Teeth of the Tiger
Mystery
Maurice Leblanc Arsène Lupin's toughest case. He tries to solve a case where people are getting poisoned
Tags: Crime, Detective, Novel-Classic
Age Rating: Older than 13
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715 KB 1171 26 9.31
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Prester John
Action/Adventure
John Buchan Nineteen-year-old David Crawfurd travels from Scotland to South Africa to work as a storekeeper. On the voyage he encounters again John Laputa, the celebrated Zulu minister, of whom he has strange memories. In his remote store David finds himself with the key to a massive uprising led by the minister, who has taken the title of the mythical priest-king, Prester John. David's courage and his understanding of this man take him to the heart of the uprising, a secret cave in the Rooirand.
Tags: Novel-Classic
Age Rating: Older than 7
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388 KB 155 - -
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The Count of Monte Cristo
Action/Adventure
Alexandre Dumas Wrongfully accused of treason, a man spends long years in prison where he meets another prisoner digging a tunnel to escape. This meeting leads to his escape and indescribable riches which he uses to exact revenges on those who robbed him of everything he had
Tags: Drama, Pirates, Novel-Classic
Age Rating: Older than 13
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2564 KB 4613 39 9.27
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A Princess of Mars
Science Fiction
Edgar Rice Burroughs A Barsoom Story (1)
John Carter, a Confederate veteran of the American Civil War, goes prospecting in Arizona immediately after the war's end. Having struck a rich vein of gold, he runs afoul of the Apaches. While attempting to evade pursuit by hiding in a sacred cave, he is mysteriously transported to Mars, called "Barsoom" by its inhabitants. Carter finds that he has great strength and superhuman agility in this new environment as a result of its lesser gravity.
Tags: Romance, Violence, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Alternate Universe, Novel-Classic
Age Rating: Older than 7
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355 KB 7660 259 9.27
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Moonfleet
Action/Adventure
John Meade Falkner A tale of smuggling set among the cliffs, caves, and downs of Dorset. What will be the outcome of the conflict between smugglers and revenue men? How can the hero, John Trenchard, discover the secret of Colonel John Mohune's treasure? As the book progresses these two interwoven themes resolve themselves into a third and richer one, with the friendship and suffering of both John Trenchard and the craggy, taciturn Elzevir Block.
Tags: Novel-Classic
Age Rating: Older than 7
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414 KB 430 12 9.15
9

Warlords of Mars
Science Fiction
Edgar Rice Burroughs A Barsoom Story (3)
John Carter discovers that a First Born knows the secret of the Temple of the Sun and he and the Holy Hekkador Matai Shang want to rescue the Holy Thern's daughter, who is imprisoned with Dejah Thoris and another Barsoomian princess, Thuvia of Ptarth. John Carter follows them in the hope of liberating his beloved wife.
Tags: Violence, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Novel-Classic
Age Rating: Older than 7
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304 KB 2630 145 9.11
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The Call of the Wild
Action/Adventure
Jack London Life is good for Buck in Santa Clara Valley, where he spends his days eating and sleeping in the golden sunshine. But one day a treacherous act of betrayal leads to his kidnap, and he is forced into a life of toil and danger. Dragged away to be a sledge dog in the harsh and freezing cold Yukon, Buck must fight for his survivial. Can he rise above his enemies and become the master of his realm once again?
Tags: Novel-Classic
Age Rating: Older than 7
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171 KB 215 7 9.11