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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

by:Twain, Mark, 1835-1910

Huck tells of his adventures travelling down the Mississippi on a raft with an escaped slave, and of the many people they encounter, including a pair of swindlers and two families in a feud.

Editions:3703  Date:1800 - 2020  Genre(s):Adventure fiction, Humorous fiction, Action and adventure fiction, Humorous fiction, Action and adventure fiction

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The adventures of Tom Sawyer

by:Twain, Mark, 1835-1910

The adventures and pranks of a mischievous boy growing up in a Mississippi River town in the early nineteenth century.

Editions:3693  Date:1036 - 2020  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Adventure fiction, Humorous fiction, Juvenile works, Action and adventure fiction, Action and adventure fiction

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Emma

by:Austen, Jane, 1775-1817

Handsome, clever, and rich, "Emma Woodhouse seems blessed with every gift that kind fortune can bestow on a proper young Englishwoman. But at one-and-twenty, Emma still has lessons to learn about human nature and the mysteries of the heart. Jane Austen's masterpiece paints a charming portrait of English village society and of a heroine as delightful as she is infuriating.

Editions:2425  Date:1800 - 2020  Genre(s):Love stories, Humorous fiction, Romance fiction, Romance fiction, Humorous fiction

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The history of Tom Jones, a foundling

by:Fielding, Henry, 1707-1754

Lusty tale set in 18th century England. Tom Jones is an orphan raised by the village squire who grows up to be a handsome young man with a way with women. He loves the daughter of a neighboring landowner, and falls into many adventures in pursuit of her, including duels, bedroom romps and prison!

Editions:1088  Date:1700 - 2020  Genre(s):Bildungsromans, Bildungsromans, Bildungsromans, Humorous fiction, Humorous fiction

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A sentimental journey through France and Italy

by:Sterne, Laurence, 1713-1768

Best known for his novel Tristram Shandy, author Laurence Sterne drew upon his experiences in the 1760s, when he travelled extensively through France and Italy, to create this fictional travelogue. --From publisher's description.

Editions:1548  Date:1766 - 2018  Genre(s):Psychological fiction, Psychological fiction, Humorous fiction

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The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentleman

by:Sterne, Laurence, 1713-1768

Doomed to become the 'sport of fortune' by an interruption at the crucial moment of conception, Tristram Shandy's life lurches from one mishap to another: his nose crushed by the doctor's forceps during birth, christened with the wrong name, an unfortunate incident involving a slamming sash window. Though everything occurs between parlor and garden, Tristram's excitable father, bewildered mother, and Uncle Toby provide ample opportunity for the digressions and madcap events that structure this seminal novel.

Editions:1471  Date:1759 - 2018  Genre(s):Experimental fiction, Experimental fiction, Stream of consciousness fiction, Stream of consciousness fiction, Humorous fiction

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Dead souls

by:Gogolʹ, Nikolaĭ Vasilʹevich, 1809-1852

Dead Souls is one of the most unusual works of nineteenth-century fiction and a devastating satire on social hypocrisy. Chichikov, a mysterious stranger, arrives in a provincial town and visits a succession of landowners to make each a strange offer. He proposes to buy the names of dead serfs still registered on the census, saving their owners from paying tax on them, and to use these "souls" as collateral to reinvent himself as a gentleman.-Amazon.com.

Editions:922  Date:1827 - 2019  Genre(s):Humorous fiction, Satire

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The adventures of Huckleberry Finn

by:Twain, Mark, 1835-1910

The adventures of a boy growing up in half-settled Missouri in the 1840's, who with a runaway slave floated down the Mississippi on a raft.

Editions:961  Date:1876 - 2020  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Adventure fiction, Humorous fiction, Bildungsromans, Action and adventure fiction, Juvenile works

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Charlie and the chocolate factory

by:Dahl, Roald

Each of five children lucky enough to discover an entry ticket into Mr. Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory takes advantage of the situation in his own way.

Editions:596  Date:1864 - 2019  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Humorous fiction, Humorous fiction, Humorous fiction, Fantasy fiction

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Catch-22 : a novel

by:Heller, Joseph

Set in the closing months of World War II in an American bomber squadron off the coast of Italy, this is the story of a bombardier named Yossarian who is frantic and furious because thousands of people he has never even met keep trying to kill him.

Editions:642  Date:1900 - 2020  Genre(s):War stories, War fiction, War fiction, War stories, Humorous fiction

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