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Dante Alighieri: The Divine Comedy

Hell might be an interesting place after all. It is filled with action and brewing with intensity, at the very least. In Inferno, the third part of Dante Alighieri�s The Divine Comedy, the author thoughtfully creates a vivid picture of what hell looks like. In this book and in the Italian writer�s mind, it is a place where his enemies deserve their rightful place and where people serve their punishments for what they did on earth.

George Eliot: Daniel Deronda

Still controversial even in the modern age, George Eliot's victorian novel Daniel Deronda is a pleasurable read for that much awaited weekend. First published in 1876, this was the last completed novel of English novelist, journalist, and translator Mary Anne Evans who was better known for her pen name George Eliot.

F. Scott Fitzgerald: This Side of Paradise

Enjoy a classical read with This Side of Paradise, an enjoyable novel who established F. Scott Fitzgerald as the golden boy of Jazz Age. Written when he was only twenty three, this is a semiautobiographical tale of Amory Blaine, a handsome and optimistic Princeton University student who slowly undergoes an adolescent indirection. This was portrayed by his sudden disillusionment, his war experience, and his failed relationship with a New York debutante who then breaks his heart for a wealthier man.

Oscar Wilde: The Picture of Dorian Gray

Its eloquent. Its beautiful. Its rich. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde is a must-read for any book lover. Celebrated for his epigrams, plays, and other groundbreaking works, Oscar Wilde is an Irish writer and poet who became one of the most popular playwrights during the early 1890s. The Picture of Dorian Gray is the only published novel by Wilde, which first appeared as a lead story in Lippincotts Monthly Magazine on June 1890. An amended version was published in April 1891 through Ward, Lock and Company. The most recent adaptation of this work was a film entitled Dorian Gray, directed by Oliver Parker and stars Ben Barnes.

L. Frank Baum: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Treat yourself to a quick read with one of the handful classics that almost everyone is familiar with, L. Frank Baums The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Lyman L. Frank Baum is an American author of childrens book who wrote over 55 novels (plus 4 missing ones) , 82 short stories, over 200 poems, and a lot of scripts. His most famous work and the first book in his sequel, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, was originally published on May 17, 1900 and had been reprinted a dozen of times under the title Wizard of Oz. The story has already been re-envisioned through stage plays, musicals, and a well-known film version starring the amazing Judy Garland.

Jane Austen: Northanger Abbey

Get ready for a lighearted entertainment in Jane Austens famous gothic parady, Northanger Abbey. Jane Austen was an english novelist whose romantic works earned her the title for being one of the most read writer in English Literatue. Written approximately during 1798-99, Northanger Abbey was considered as Austens first novel to be completed for publication.

Lewis Carroll: Alice’s Adventure in Wonderland

Fill up your heart's desire for the classic with Alice's Adventure in Wonderland by Reverend Charles Lutwidge Dodgson popularly known under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll. After its publication in 1865, the book reaped a lot of negative reviews. It was remarked as too extravagantly absurd and a sheer nonsense. But despite of this, Carroll persisted with another book entitled Through the Looking Glass and resigned from his day job to write full time.

Charles Dickens: Great Expectations

Revive the classic lover in you and devour on one of Charles Dickens highly-acclaimed novel Great Expectations. Generally regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian Period, Charles John Huffman Dickens gave us some of the most influential works in literature such as Oliver Twist, Tale of Two Cities, A Christmal Carol, and many more. First published in serial form in All the Year Round (Dickens weekly periodical), Great Expectations tells the story of Pip, a young orphan whose personal growth and development depicts real-life issues of Victorian England ranging from its relationships, colonies, imperfect educational system, and extending concern with social status and mobility.