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The picture of Dorian Gray : an annotated, uncensored edition

by:Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900

An exquisitely beautiful young man in Victorian England retains his youthful and innocent appearance over the years while his portrait reflects both his age and evil soul as he pursues a life of decadence and corruption.

Editions:3062  Date:1846 - 2017  Genre(s):Didactic fiction, Didactic fiction, Didactic fiction, Fables, History

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The house of mirth

by:Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937

What Galsworthy did for Edwardian England, Wharton did for turn-of-the-century New York, and she did it to perfection in The House of Mirth. Hackles bristle discreetly, lips curl ever-so politely, and every breach of good taste is carefully recorded, as social aspirant Lily Bart launches a desperate bid for a place on the city's elite social register.

Editions:583  Date:1900 - 2017  Genre(s):Psychological fiction, Psychological fiction, Historical fiction, Fables

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Aesop's fables

by:Aesop

A collection of the brief animal tales with specific morals which are attributed to a wise Greek slave. Includes The Fox and the Grapes, The Crow and the Pitcher, The Dog in the Manger, and The Shepherd Boy and the Wolf, among many others.

Editions:1546  Date:1221 - 2017  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Fables, Fables, Illustrated works

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Animal farm

by:Orwell, George, 1903-1950

A satire on totalitarianism in which farm animals overthrow their human owner and set up their own government.

Editions:556  Date:1945 - 2014  Genre(s):Political fiction, Political fiction, Satire, Fables, Allegories

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The alchemist

by:Coelho, Paulo

An Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago travels from his homeland in Spain to the Egyptian desert in search of a treasure buried in the Pyramids. Along the way he meets a Gypsy woman, a man who calls himself king, and an alchemist, all of whom point Santiago in the direction of his quest. No one knows what the treasure is, or if Santiago will be able to surmount the obstacles along the way. But what starts out as a journey to find worldly goods turns into a discovery of the treasures found within.

Editions:848  Date:1980 - 2016  Genre(s):Fables, Novels, Novels, Fables, Fables

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The fables of La Fontaine

by:La Fontaine, Jean de, 1621-1695

Grade level: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, p, e, i, s.

Editions:843  Date:1647 - 2016

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1984

by:Orwell, George, 1903-1950

Winston Smith works for the Ministry of truth in London, chief city of Airstrip One. Big Brother stares out from every poster, the Thought Police uncover every act of betrayal. When Winston finds love with Julia, he discovers that life does not have to be dull and deadening, and awakens to new possibilities. Despite the police helicopters that hover and circle overhead, Winston and Julia begin to question the Party; they are drawn towards conspiracy. Yet Big Brother will not tolerate dissent -- even in the mind. For those with original thoughts they invented Room 101.

Editions:187  Date:1900 - 2016  Genre(s):Political fiction, Political fiction, Dystopias, Science fiction, Fables

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Fables

by:Lobel, Arnold

Twenty original fables about an array of animal characters from crocodile to ostrich

Editions:53  Date:1976 - 2016  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Fables, Fables, Short stories

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Seven blind mice

by:Young, Ed

In this retelling of the Indian fable, seven blind mice discover different parts of an elephant and argue about its appearance.

Editions:79  Date:1991 - 2013  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Stories in rhyme, Stories in rhyme, Folklore

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Henderson, the rain king : a novel

by:Bellow, Saul

The spirited adventures of an eccentric American millionaire who finds a home in deepest Africa.

Editions:382  Date:1958 - 2016  Genre(s):Humorous fiction, Fables, Fables, Fables, Humorous fiction

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