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  • Red Badge of Courage and other Stories, The
    Crane, Stephen
    The best-known work by famed American writer Stephen Crane, The Red Badge of Courage is a compelling exploration of human emotion in the midst of battle. Revered for its pioneering style, the book explores themes of maturation, cowardice, and nature’s cruelty. One of the most innovative writers of his generation, Crane’s other notable works include “The Open Boat,” “The Blue Ho...

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  • Art of War, The
    Tzu, Sun
    Dated to about the fifth century B.C., The Art of War is considered the world’s oldest treatise on war. Attributed to Sun Tzu of the Zhou dynasty, the book is composed of 13 chapters, each addressing a particular aspect of warfare such as planning offenses, military combat, and the employment of spies. Influential in Eastern civilization for millennia and in Western culture sin...

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  • Wizard of Oz, The
    Baum, Frank L.
    After a cyclone transports her to the land of Oz, Dorothy must seek out the great Wizard in order to return to Kansas. Originally published by G.M. Hill Co., 1900. About the Word Cloud Classics series: Classic works of literature with a clean, modern aesthetic! Perfect for both old and new literature fans, the Word Cloud Classics series from Canterbury Classics provides a chic ...

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  • Frankenstein
    Shelley, Mary
    The idea for the story came to the author, Mary Shelley, in a dream she had about a scientist who had created life and was horrified by what he had made. This Gothic-style romance is among the first of true science fiction novels, if not the first. A young scientist named Victor Frankenstein, after going through his own near-death experience, decides to play God and create life...

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  • Don Quixote
    Cervantes, Miguel de
    No home library is complete without the classics! Don Quixote is a keepsake to be read and treasured. Miguel de Cervantes began to write this literary classic after serving in the Spanish militia, surviving a gunshot wound, being captured by Barbary pirates, forced into slavery, and being ransomed by his parents. He knows intimately the joys and tragedies of life, love, and los...

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  • Uncle Tom's Cabin
    Stowe, Harriet Beecher
    The story of a slave struggling to maintain his dignity during the pre-Civil War era, `Uncle Tom's Cabin` was published in 1852 to tremendous success. Since then, the book has received significant acclaim and invoked controversy. Many believe it was an important step on the road to the Civil War, but others feel it encouraged stereotypes still fought against today. Yet all can ...

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  • Sense and sensibility
    Austen, Jane
    Jane Austen wrote the original draft of `Sense and Sensibility` around 1795 at the age of 19, and published it in 1811. This classic tale takes place in southwest England and follows the Dashwood sisters, Elinor and Marianne, who are reduced to meager means when their father passes and entrusts his fortune to their half brother, John. Sensible, restrained Elinor seems to have f...

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  • Little Women
    Alcott, Louisa May
    No home library is complete without the classics! Little Women is a keepsake to be read and treasured.When Little Women was first published in 1868, it became an instant bestseller. The book’s gentle lessons and charming story of four adventurous sisters coming of age in Civil War-era New England was originally written as a children’s book, but quickly captured the hearts and a...

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  • Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
    Verne, Jules
    No home library is complete without the classics! Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea is a keepsake to be read and treasured.Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea tells the classic story of Captain Nemo and his submarine Nautilus as seen from the point of view of Professor Pierre Aronnax, who was commissioned to find the mysterious sea monster responsible for sinking ships. W...

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  • Stories and Poems
    Poe, Edgar Allan
    No library's complete without the classics! This new, enhanced leather-bound edition collects some of the most influential stories and poems of Edgar Allan Poe.Edgar Allan Poe was a master of tales of the mysterious and macabre. From the eerie incantations of “The Raven” to the persistent fright of “The Tell-Tale Heart,” his stories and poems are unforgettable explorations of t...

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  • Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Other...
    Doyle, Arthur Conan
    There is one literary detective who stands above all others, whose powers of deduction are known the world over, whose influence can still be felt in today's most modern whodunits. Who is it, you ask? Why, it's elementary! Sherlock Holmes, the famous gumshoe of 221B Baker Street. And Sir Arthur Conan Doyle—the man who made him famous in such tales as The Hound of the Baskervill...

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  • Grimm's Complete Fairy Tales
    Grimm, Jacob / Grimm, Wilheim
    They are the stories we've known since we were children. Rapunzel. Hansel and Gretel. Cinderella. Sleeping Beauty. But the works originally collected by the Brothers Grimm in the early 1800s are not necessarily the versions we heard before bedtime. They're darker and often don't end very happily—but they're often far more interesting.This elegant edition of Grimm's Complete Fai...

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  • Dracula
    Stoker, Bram
    Irish author Bram Stoker introduced the character of Count Dracula and provided the basis of modern vampire fiction in his 1897 novel entitled Dracula. Written as a series of letters, newspaper clippings, diary entries, and ships’ logs, the story begins with lawyer Jonathan Harker journeying to meet Dracula at his remote castle to complete a real estate transaction. Harker soon...

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  • Pride and prejudice
    Austen, Jane
    No home library is complete without the classics! Pride and Prejudice is a keepsake to be read and treasured.First published in 1813, Pride and Prejudice is one of the most popular and beloved British novels of all-time, maintaining its allure for contemporary readers everywhere and selling millions of copies worldwide! Jane Austen’s novel tells the story of the five unmarried ...

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  • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
    Twain, Mark
    One of the most popular books of all-time, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn has been both venerated and vilified since it was first published in 1885. The story of a young abused boy on the run and his friendship with a runaway slave is about loyalty, compassion, and doing what is right, and it remains one of Mark Twain’s greatest achievements. Now available as part of the Canter...

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  • Misérables, Les
    Victor Hugo
    No home library is complete without the classics! Les Miserables is a keepsake to be read and treasured.Les Miserables is widely considered one of the greatest novels of the 19th century. First published in France in 1862, it is Victor Hugo’s greatest achievement--the ultimate tale of redemption. Former prisoner Jean Valjean struggles to live virtuously after an unexpected act ...

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  • Iliad & Odyssey
    Homer
    No home library is complete without the classics! Iliad & Odyssey brings together the two essential Greek epics from the poet Homer in an elegant, leather-bound, omnibus edition-a keepsake to be read and treasured.The Iliad and The Odyssey are two of the oldest works of western literature--yet these ancient myths still offer powerful lessons for our times. From the fascinating...

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  • H. G. Wells Six novels
    Wells, H.G.
    He was the first to popularize the concept of time travel. He disturbed--and fascinated–us with a frightening doctor’s island. He wrote of an invisible man, of men on the moon, and of a war of the worlds. He has influenced countless other writers, artists, and even scientists. H. G. Wells is one of the most acclaimed science fiction writers who ever lived, and five of his class...

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  • Picture of Dorian Grey, The
    Wilde, Oscar
    Canterbury Classics gives a new look to this controversial classic!The Picture of Dorian Gray is a familiar story of greed, sin, and arrogance. A young man, infatuated with his own handsomeness and youth as depicted in a perfect portrait, makes a bargain he will come to regret. No one can save him from his appetite for pleasure and his awful fate--not the man who idolizes him, ...

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  • Secret garden, The
    Hodgson Burnett, Frances
    The classic children’s story, now available in a new package!A classic piece of children’s literature first published as a novel in 1911, Frances Hodgson Burnett’s The Secret Garden is a story of transformation and renewal. Unwanted by her parents, Mary Lennox, a spoiled, selfish young girl is raised in India by servants. When cholera breaks out killing her parents and most of ...

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  • Alice's Adventures in Wonderland And Other...
    Carroll, Lewis
    Witty, whimsical, and often nonsensical, the fiction of Lewis Carroll has been popular with both children and adults for over 150 years. The newest edition to the Leatherbound Classics series from Canterbury Classics, Lewis Carroll takes readers on a trip down the rabbit hole in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, where height is dynamic, animals talk, and the best solutions to d...

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  • Prince and Other Writings, The
    Machiavelli, Niccolo
    One of the foremost examples of modern philosophy, Niccolò Machiavelli’s The Prince is notorious for the morality it expounds, often summarized by the phrase, “The end justifies the means.” With The Prince, Machiavelli’s intent was to provide practical advice for rulers and politicians, especially in regard to the unification of Italy. An important read for those interested in ...

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  • Hans Christian Andersen's Complete Fairy...
    Andersen, Hans Christian
    All the best-loved fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen, including “The Ugly Duckling,” “Thumbelina,” “The Red Shoes,” “The Princess on the Pea,” and “The Emperor’s New Clothes,” fill the pages of this beautiful leather-bound collector’s edition. Also included is “The Tallow Candle” — one of the earliest stories written by Andersen, just discovered recently! With both short a...

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  • Jungle Book, The
    Kipling, Rudyard
    Penned by English Nobel laureate Rudyard Kipling in 1894, The Jungle Book is a collection of allegorical stories that take place in the Indian jungle. The most famous stories of The Jungle Book are those featuring a young boy named Mowgli who was raised by wolves, is friends with a panther, and was educated by the animals of the jungle. Also popular in this collection is “Rikki...

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  • Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
    Stevenson, Robert Louis
    “Man is not truly one, but truly two,” —Robert Louis Stevenson, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. HydeA book so iconic that its title is synonymous with split personalities, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, was first released in 1886. The story of a virtuous Dr. Jekyll who mistakenly creates an alter ego of unadulterate...

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  • Leaves of Grass
    Whitman, Walt
    Leaves of Grass is a timeless collection of poems and essays penned by influential nineteenth-century writer Walt Whitman. This profound compilation explores topics such as nature, mysticism, mortality, transcendentalism, and democracy. Inspired by personal experiences and observations, Whitman spent almost four decades piecing together the complete work, sharing societal ideal...

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  • Poetry of Emily Dickinson, The
    Dickinson, Emily
    The Poetry of Emily Dickinson is a collection of pieces by 19th-century American poet Emily Dickinson, who insisted that her life of isolation gave her an introspective and deep connection with the world. As a result, her work parallels her life — misunderstood in its time, but full of depth and imagination, and covering such universal themes as nature, art, friendship, love, s...

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  • Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Tales, The
    Washing, Irving
    Don't lose your head! The Headless Horseman faces off with Ichabod Crane in "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," a ghost story of enduring popularity that takes place at the time of the American Revolution. "Rip Van Winkle," another traditional favorite from the same historic period, tells the tale of man who fell asleep for twenty years and found his small town in the Catskill Mount...

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  • Tarzan of the Apes & The Return of Tarzan
    Rice Burroughs, Edgar
    Fiction's master of parkour swings into the Word Cloud collection! John Clayton, Viscount Greystoke, is marooned on the west coast of Africa as an infant, and is adopted by a tribe of apes. A feral child, he matures into Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle, with the ability to climb, jump, and swing from vines, while maintaining flawless ethics and judgment whenever he is thrust back in...

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  • Miserables, Les
    Hugo, Victor
    “So long as ignorance and poverty exist on earth, books of the nature of Les Misérables cannot fail to be of use,” says Victor Hugo in the preface of his famous novel. Certainly, Les Misérables is French history recounted through the personal stories of its main characters. The tale offers philosophical insight on the good deeds that can happen even amid ignorance and poverty. ...

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