Victorian England - book tag
Pride and PrejudiceDaniel_Bibbit 6129 3 0
Jane Austen's 1813 romantic novel of manners follows Elizabeth Bennett's circuitous path to finding love. Elizabeth's mother attempts to marry all five of her daughters to rich gentlemen and secure their family's future. Pulled in different directions by an assortment of suitors, Elizabeth realizes that a certain Mr Darcy may not be as dour and boorish as he seems.
The Adventures of Sherlock HolmesDaniel_Bibbit 4214 4 0
Arthur Conan Doyle's collection of 12 short stories published in 1892 introduced Sherlock Holmes to the world. Follow this flawed genius and his sidekick Dr Watson as they crack impossible cases in the work that has defined the detective fiction genre.
Wuthering HeightsDaniel_Bibbit 3140 1 0
Wuthering Heights is a novel by Emily Brontë published in 1847 under her pseudonym "Ellis Bell". Brontë's only finished novel opens with Lockwood visiting the home of his landlord. An accident occurs alongside a supernatural event which pique Lockwood's curiosity.
Jane EyreDaniel_Bibbit 3234 1 0
Charlotte Brontë's novel follows a young woman as she attends boarding school, graduates, and finds work for a wealthy widower named Mr. Rochester. The novel is the first work of prose to focus on its protagonist's moral and spiritual development through an intimate first-person narrative.