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Pride and prejudice

by:Austen, Jane, 1775-1817

In early nineteenth-century England, Elizabeth Bennett, a spirited young woman copes with the romantic entanglements of her four sisters, and her feelings for Fitzwilliam Darcy, a brooding gentleman.

Editions:4370  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

Against a background of English moors in the 18th century, the lives of two families become intertwined through marriage, passion, and the dominating force of a man called Heathcliff.

Editions:3331  Date:1460 - 3992  Genre(s):Love stories, Psychological fiction, Psychological fiction, Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction

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Little women

by:Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888

Chronicles the joys and sorrows of the four March sisters as they grow into young ladies in nineteenth-century New England.

Editions:2643  Date:1798 - 2020  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction, Juvenile works, Autobiographical fiction, Bildungsromans

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Sense and sensibility

by:Austen, Jane, 1775-1817

When two sisters appear to be deserted by the young men they had intended to marry, the stage is set for a delicious comedy of manners that not only showcases Austen's perception, humor and incomparable prose, but offers a splendid glimpse of upper and middle-class English society of the early 19th century.

Editions:2144  Date:1811 - 2020  Genre(s):Love stories, Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction, Romance fiction, Romance fiction

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The vicar of Wakefield : a tale supposed to be written by himself

by:Goldsmith, Oliver, 1730?-1774

Details the romantic intrigues in the family of a country vicar in eighteenth century England.

Editions:3496  Date:1728 - 2019  Genre(s):Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction, Pastoral fiction, Pastoral fiction, Pastoral fiction

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Madame Bovary

by:Flaubert, Gustave, 1821-1880

Emma Bovary is beautiful and bored, trapped in her marriage to a mediocre doctor and stifled by the banality of provincial life. An ardent reader of sentimental novels, she longs for passion and seeks escape in fantasies of high romance, in voracious spending and, eventually, in adultery. But even her affairs bring her disappointment and the consequences are devastating.

Editions:1066  Date:1850 - 2019  Genre(s):Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction, History

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To kill a mockingbird

by:Lee, Harper

The explosion of racial hate in an Alabama town is viewed by a little girl whose father defends a black man accused of rape.

Editions:1032  Date:1930 - 2020  Genre(s):Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction, Bildungsromans, Bildungsromans, Legal fiction (Literature)

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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:1653  Date:1800 - 2020  Genre(s):Domestic fiction, Love stories, Domestic fiction, Romance fiction, Romance fiction

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My Ántonia

by:Cather, Willa, 1873-1947

A New York lawyer remembers his boyhood in Nebraska and his friendship with a pioneer Bohemian girl.

Editions:694  Date:0820 - 2019  Genre(s):Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction, Western stories, Western fiction

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The house of the seven gables : a romance

by:Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864

Colonel Pyncheon does well in denouncing Old Matthew: he founds a New England dynasty and builds a remarkable mansion; but on its opening day he is found dead, slaked in his own blood. By 1840, that dynasty is almost spent; amid the dust and decay of the Seven Gables, Clifford and Hepzibah believe in their own continued nobility as much as they believe in the mysterious curse still tracking the Pyncheons.

Editions:1302  Date:1800 - 2019  Genre(s):Historical fiction, Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction, Occult fiction, Paranormal fiction

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