William Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Love, according to one of the most remarkable writers the world has seen, is not just about a sparkle in the eye, or roses, and other pretty things. In his comedy A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shakespeare takes on love and its complexities in a world of royalty and magic.

Jane Austen: Pride and Prejudice

Engross in classic romance stories with Jane Austen’s perennially popular novel, Pride and Prejudice. Considered as one of the most popular author in English literature, Jane Austen’s stories of romantic fiction were widely spread and praised. She also gained historical importance with her realism and strong social commentaries. Pride and Prejudice was first published in 1813. Set in the English countryside at the end of the 18th century, the novel tells the story of Elizabeth Bennet as she skillfully moves her way among issues on manners, morality, education and marriage in a tightly-knit and old-fashioned society.

Geoffrey Chaucer: The Canterbury Tales

Before JK Rowling became one of the greatest storytellers of the world, there was a fellow from Great Britain named Geoffrey Chaucer who told a couple of tales and found his rightful place in the world of literature. Created in the 14th century, his tales gave a reflection of his times. So if you want to know what knights were really like, among many other things, join the travel to Canterbury! The Canterbury Tales is a collection of 24 stories made by a group of pilgrims on their way to Canterbury, England to honor St. Thomas Becket. This group agrees to tell two stories each on the way to Canterbury and then another two on their way back. The best storyteller earns a prize.

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.

Jack London: White Fang

White Fang by the famous Jack London is the perfect companion for a night of solitude. After its publication in 1906, this well-known novel has been the cause of the nature fakers controversy, a literary debate between science and sentiment on popular culture. Jack Griffith “Jack” London is an American author, journalist and an advocate of unionization, socialism and the workers’ rights. He was one of the first fiction writers who became popular worldwide mainly due to his masterpieces such as Call of the Wild, White Fang, Klondike Gold Rush and many more.

H.G. Wells: The War of The Worlds

of The Worlds by Herbert George "H.G." Wells will once again play with your imagination. Written between 1895 to 1897, this sci-fi novel tells the story of an unnamed protagonist while he struggles to return to his wife in a Martian-invaded Earth.

Robert Louis Stevenson: The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Devour on the best Victorian horror story with The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, a book originally written by Robert Louis Stevenson as a chilling shocker that was soon burned and rewritten as the complex tale it is today. The story revolves around a mid-mannered Dr. Jekyll who curiously passes all his riches to a certain Mr. Hyde, an unpleasant character that reeks of darkness and evil. As bizarre incidents unfold in the doctor's life, Hyde's true identity is revealed.

Franz Kafka: Metamorphosis

Spend that well-deserved personal time with a good book such as Franz Kafka's most popular novel, Metamorphosis. First published in 1915, this novella was considered as one of the supreme works of short fiction. Until now, this canonical piece is still widely studied in universities worldwide. Contemporary critics and academics have considered Kafka as one of the best writer in the 20th century. The term "Kafkaesque", which means surreal distortion or menacing complexity, has been formed after the German-language author.