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Pride and prejudice

by:Austen, Jane, 1775-1817

In early nineteenth-century England, a spirited young woman copes with the suit of a snobbish gentleman, as well as the romantic entanglements of her four sisters.

Editions:4425  Date:1456 - 2020  Genre(s):Love stories, Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction, Romance fiction, Romance fiction

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Wuthering Heights

by:Brontë, Emily, 1818-1848

Forced by a storm to spend the night at the home of the somber Heathcliff, Mr. Lockwood uncovers a tale of terror and hatred on the Yorkshire moors.

Editions:4520  Date:1460 - 3992  Genre(s):Love stories, Psychological fiction, Psychological fiction, Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction

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Jane Eyre

by:Brontë, Charlotte, 1816-1855

In early nineteenth-century England, an orphaned young woman accepts employment as a governess and soon finds herself in love with her employer who has a terrible secret. Charlotte Bronte's novel about the passionate love between Jane Eyre, a young girl alone in the world, and the rich, brilliant, domineering Rochester has enthralled every kind of reader, from the most critical and cultivated to the youngest and most unabashedly romantic, ever since its publication in 1847. It lives as one of the great triumphs of storytelling and as a moving affirmation of the prerogatives of the heart in the face of disappointment and misfortune.

Editions:4385  Date:1800 - 2018  Genre(s):Love stories, Bildungsromans, Romance fiction, Romance fiction, Bildungsromans

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Emma

by:Austen, Jane, 1775-1817

Emma Woodhouse imagines that she dominates those around her in the small town of Highbury, but her inept matchmaking creates problems for herself and others.

Editions:2832  Date:0802 - 2018  Genre(s):Love stories, Humorous fiction, Romance fiction, Romance fiction, Drama

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Anna Karenina : a novel in eight parts

by:Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910

Anna Karenina tells of the doomed love affair between the sensuous and rebellious Anna and the dashing officer, Count Vronsky. Tragedy unfolds as Anna rejects her passionless marriage and must endure the hypocrisies of society. Set against a vast and richly textured canvas of nineteenth-century Russia, the novel's seven major characters create a dynamic imbalance, playing out the contrasts of city and country life and all the variations on love and family happiness. While previous versions have softened the robust, and sometimes shocking, quality of Tolstoy's writing, Pevear and Volokhonsky have produced a translation true to his powerful voice. This award-winning team's authoritative edition also includes an illuminating introduction and explanatory notes. Beautiful, vigorous, and eminently readable, this Anna Karenina will be the definitive text for generations to come.

Editions:2764  Date:1800 - 2018  Genre(s):Love stories, Romance fiction, Romance fiction, Didactic fiction, Didactic fiction

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Sense and sensibility

by:Austen, Jane, 1775-1817

Two sisters, one practical and conventional and the other emotional and sentimental, find that only through compromise of their mutual differences can they get along.

Editions:2318  Date:1800 - 2102  Genre(s):Love stories, Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction, Romance fiction, Romance fiction

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Ivanhoe

by:Scott, Walter, 1771-1832

Relates the adventures of the Saxon knight Ivanhoe in 1194, the year of Richard the Lion-Hearted's return from the Third Crusade.

Editions:3547  Date:1033 - 2018  Genre(s):History, Historical fiction, Historical fiction, Historical fiction, Love stories

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The great Gatsby

by:Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940

Overview: The mysterious Jay Gatsby embodies the American notion that it is possible to redefine oneself and persuade the world to accept that definition. Gatsby's youthful neighbor, Nick Carraway, fascinated with the display of enormous wealth in which Gatsby revels, finds himself swept up in the lavish lifestyle of Long Island society during the Jazz Age. Considered Fitzgerald's best work, The Great Gatsby is a mystical, timeless story of integrity and cruelty, vision and despair. The timeless story of Jay Gatsby and his love for Daisy Buchanan is widely acknowledged to be the closest thing to the Great American Novel ever written.

Editions:2147  Date:1900 - 2018  Genre(s):Love stories, Psychological fiction, Psychological fiction, Romance fiction, Romance fiction

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Mansfield Park

by:Austen, Jane, 1775-1817

When a poor cousin, Fannie Price, comes to live at the estate of the sophisticated Bertram family, she suffers from the condescension of her haughty relatives and from the hopeless love she bears for their youngest son. Life becomes even more complicated when she is forced into a rivalry with a charming and vivacious newcomer. Fannie will have to question her most cherished beliefs about herself and her world as she struggles to make a home for herself. Displaying Austen's characteristic irony and perception, Mansfield Park delivers a scathing attack on social conventions that earned it a reputation as her most controversial novel.

Editions:1620  Date:1800 - 2018  Genre(s):Love stories, Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction, Bildungsromans, Romance fiction

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Persuasion

by:Austen, Jane, 1775-1817

The last novel completed by Jane Austen before she died, unmarried, in her early forties, Persuasion is often thought to be the story of the author's own lost love.

Editions:1516  Date:1800 - 2018  Genre(s):Love stories, Psychological fiction, Psychological fiction, Romance fiction, Romance fiction

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