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Literary Classics

Step on board the ill-fated Pequod to hunt down an elusive white whale, fall down a rabbit hole and explore a world of wonder, or spend your afternoon as a giant among Lilliputians. Let our literary classics summaries transport you to other worlds. Go beyond the book to learn about the historical settings in which authors were writing, understand why their texts are important and see how their narratives became permanent cultural touchstones for subsequent generations.

Summaries

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Ernest Hemingway
New York, 1952
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Fyodor Dostoevsky
St. Petersburg, 1866
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John Milton
London, 1667
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Cao Xueqin
China, 1791
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E. M. Forster
London, 1924
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Thomas More
Leuven, 1516
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Albert Camus
Paris, 1947
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Charlotte Brontë
London, 1847
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W. E. B. Du Bois
Chicago, 1903
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Robert Louis Stevenson
London, 1883