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The Canterbury tales

by:Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400

Chaucer's work begins at the Tabard Inn in Southwark, England, where a group of pilgrims have assembled on their way to Canterbury. Harry Bailly, the innkeeper, suggests a contest: whoever tells the best tale will win a supper when they reach Canterbury.

Editions:1511  Date:0001 - 2019  Genre(s):Poetry, Poetry, Frame stories, Frame stories

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The little prince

by:Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944

An aviator whose plane is forced down in the Sahara Desert encounters a little man from a small planet who describes his adventures in the universe seeking the secret of what is really important in life.

Editions:3037  Date:1874 - 2019  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Fantasy fiction, Fantasy fiction, Fantasy fiction, Fairy tales

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Northanger Abbey

by:Austen, Jane, 1775-1817

When Catherine Morland, a country clergyman's daughter is invited to stay with the beguiling Henry Tilney and his family at Northanger Abbey, she expects mystery and intrigue at every turn, however the truth becomes stranger than fiction.

Editions:1231  Date:1817 - 2019  Genre(s):Gothic fiction, Love stories, Satire, Gothic fiction, Romance fiction

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Grimms' Fairy tales

by:Grimm, Jakob

An illustrated collection of fifteen traditional tales collected by the Grimm brothers.

Editions:2614  Date:1800 - 2019  Genre(s):Fairy tales, Fairy tales, Fairy tales

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Andersen's Fairy tales

by:Andersen, H. C

An ugly duckling spends an unhappy year ostracized by the other animals before he grows into a beautiful swan.

Editions:1040  Date:1057 - 2018  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Fairy tales, Fairy tales, Fairy tales, Juvenile works

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Tales from Shakespeare

by:Lamb, Charles

Shakespeare's fourteen comedies and six tragedies retold in prose.

Editions:1358  Date:1775 - 2018  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Adaptations, Stories, plots, etc

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The high king

by:Alexander, Lloyd

Taran, Assistant Pig-Keeper of Prydain, faces even more dangers as he seeks the magical Black Cauldron, the chief implement of the evil powers of Arawn, lord of the Land of Death.

Editions:215  Date:1956 - 2018  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Fantasy fiction, Fantasy fiction, Fantasy fiction, Fairy tales

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The phantom of the Opera

by:Leroux, Gaston, 1868-1927

A viscount seeks to unravel the mystery of the Paris Opera House and rescue the woman he loves from the threat of the phantom of the opera.

Editions:447  Date:1900 - 2019  Genre(s):Horror fiction, Horror fiction, Horror fiction, Musical fiction, Mystery fiction

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James and the giant peach : a children's story

by:Dahl, Roald (1916-1990)

After James Henry Trotter's parents are tragically eaten by a rhinoceros, he goes to live with his two horrible aunts. Life there is no fun, until James receives some magical, tiny green things and accidentally drops them by the old peach tree and strange things start to happen. The peach at the top of the tree begins to grow, and before long it's as big as a house. Inside, James meets a bunch of oversized friends-- Grasshopper, Centipede, Ladybug, and more. With a snip of the stem, the peach starts rolling away, and the great adventure begins!

Editions:322  Date:1961 - 2018  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Fairy tales, Fairy tales, Fantasy fiction, Fantasy fiction

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The castle of Otranto

by:Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797

THE CASTLE OF OTRANTO BY HORACE WALPOLE; VATHEK BY WILLIAM BECKFORD; THE VAMPYRE BY JOHN POLIDORI; AND A FRAGMENT OF A NOVEL BY LORD BYRON.

Editions:566  Date:1069 - 2019  Genre(s):Gothic fiction, Gothic fiction, Gothic fiction, Horror fiction

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