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Here are a some of the master pieces and their synopses.
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – Mark Twain
Refusing to be civilized by Southern society or cowed by his drunken father’s lashings, young Huckleberry Finn decides he has only one option left: fake his own death and hop a raft down the Mississippi River.
Instead of carrying him far from trouble, though, Huck’s raft delivers him to a place of moral uncertainty.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer – Mark Twain
Based on Mark Twain’s memories of growing up along the Mississippi River, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is both an idyllic picture of boyhood and an affectionate satire of adult conventions.
Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen
Love is in the air when five sisters discover that a wealthy and eligible bachelor is suddenly within reach. But it his friend, the haughty Mr. Darcy, who becomes smitten. Unfortunately for him, the object of his affection is not so easily swayed.
Frankenstein – Mary Shelley
Obsessed with the secret of creation, Swiss scientist Dr. victor Frankenstein cobbles together a body he’s determined to bring to life. And one fateful night he does.
When the creature opens his eyes, the doctor is repulsed: his vision of perfection is, in fact, a hideous monster. Dr. Frankenstein abandons his creation, but the monster won’t be ignored, setting in motion a chain of violence and terror that shadows Victor to his death.
A Tale of Two Cities – Charles Dickens
During the French Revolution, French national Lucie Manette meets and falls in love with Englishman Charles Darnay. However, Darnay is hiding his true identity as a member of the French aristocratic Evrémonde family.
Darnay is arrested in Dover and charged with espionage but gets acquitted thanks to an admirable defense from his barrister Sidney Carton. Carton himself has romantic feelings for Lucie.
When Darnay is arrested in Paris and condemned to the guillotine, Carton comes up with an ambitious to save the husband of the woman he cannot have.
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