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James Joyce: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

Considered as James Joyce's most personal work, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man explores the universe of the free mind. This autobiographical novel follows the life of the author’s fictional alter-ego, Stephen Dedalus, as his experiences challenge his own faith, upbringing and intellectual freedom.

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.

Leo Tolstoy: Anna Karenina

Release that hidden book worm and devour on one of the Russian greats, Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy. Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy was a Russian novelist and short story writer whose canonicals works set the standards on realist fiction. He was also known for his moral thinking and social reform actions. Originally published in the periodical The Russian Messenger through serial installments between the years 1873 to 1877, Tolstoy considered Anna Karenina as his first true novel.

Agatha Christie: The Secret Adversary

ut on your thinking caps with Agatha Christie’s detective team in the well-renowned thriller, The Secret Adversary. Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie was a crime, short story and play writer of British decent. She also wrote romance novels under the pen name Mary Westmacott. But one thing that Christie was remembered most of is her 66 detective novels and 14 short stories collection.

Emily Brontė: Wuthering Heights

Written between December 1845 and July 1846, Wuthering Heights was Emily Brontė's sole novel. Originally published under the pseudonym Ellis Bell, which made many to think the author of the work is a man, the novel garnered mixed reaction due to its revolutionary depiction of mental and physical cruelty. Today, the book is considered a classic and a important part of English literature with a number of adaptations in television, movies, radio, musicals and a song by Kate Bush.

Isaac Asimov: Youth

In need of a good read? Isaac Asimov's Youth is definitely something you'll finish from cover to cover. Isaac Asimov is considered as one of the most prolific writers of his time. An American author and professor at Boston University, he had written or edited more than 500 books and approximately 90,000 letters and postcards. He was best known for his science fiction works and his popular science books.

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.